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Citronella Oil

Origin: India

Botanical Name: Cymbopogon nardus / Cymbopogon winterianus

Family: Poaceae

Extraction Method: Steam Distillation

Plant Part: Grass - Leaves and stems

Colour & Appearance: Pale yellow, transparent & smells citrusy, slightly fruity, fresh and sweet.

Citronella Oil Manufacturer & Supplier

At AG Industries, we are the most reputed names to manufacture and supply supreme and quality tested Citronella Oil. This special organic oil is extracted from a hardy grass, which is found in the native country of Sri Lanka and Java. Citronella Oil is used to make wax candles and is used as an insect repellant.

Extraction of Citronella Oil

At AG Industries, Citronella Oil is extracted by the process of steam distillation. Fresh chopped, dried or partly dried grass is used for this process and finally when the oil is manufactured it is made easily accessible by AG Industries.

Properties of Citronella Essential Oil

This naturally found insect repellant Oil is distilled by the use of two varieties of grasses. It is yellowish-brown and has a grassy smell. The main ingredients found in this specific oil are citronellol, citronellol, and geraniol.


Main : Citronellol, geraniol

Other : Camphene, Dipentene (Limonene), Nerol, Methyl Cugenol, borncol, Thujyl alcohol, and Geranyl acetate and more


Cedarwood, orange, geranium, lemon and bergamot

Uses of Citronella Oil

There are several uses of Citronella Oil :-

Topical Uses

  • Insect repellent
  • Antifungal agent
  • Treat parasitic infections
  • Heal wounds
  • Lifts mood
  • Fight fatigue
  • In perfumes or as a flavor additive in food

Everyday Uses

  • Best for skin
  • Support cellular and skin health
  • Provides a research-proven uplifting aroma
  • Used for cleaning the kitchen or bathroom
  • Clean, condition, and add shine to your hair

Popular Uses

  • Used for oily skin, and repellent to ants, fleas and moths for externally
  • Provides relief in inflammations
  • Therapeutic properties listed as antiseptic, deodorant, insecticide, parasitic, tonic and as a stimulant
  • Helpful for healing infections
  • Produces a pleasant smelling natural insect repellent.
  • Helpful in muscle and respiratory systems
  • Used in pharmaceutical and medicines
  • Helpful in headaches, Migraine, and Repellent
  • Used in soaps and candles, and has common applications in massage

Application Uses

  • Insect repellent
  • Perfumes
  • Aromatherapy 
  • Moisture
  • Lotions
  • Creams
  • Candles
  • Soaps
  • Shampoos
  • Hair care
  • Sunscreen

Benefits of Citronella Oil

The following are some of the benefits of Citronella Essential Oil :-

  • Inhibit bacteria and growth of fungus: Citronella oil is used to stop the growth of fungus especially in the region of throat and ears. It also kills bacteria and stops their growth.
  • Fights depression: It reduces negative feeling and anxiety.It, therefore, gives a fresh feeling, which refreshes our mind.
  • Anti-inflammatory Property: The oil is used to alleviate any kind of toxic element getting into the body by using any kind of drugs or narcotics, hard or spicy food or any type of disease.
  • Removes bad odor: The oil is used to remove bad odor from the body as it has a lemon-like smell, it is used in small quantities as a spray or deodorant.
  • Eliminates toxin: Citronella Oil is used to remove excess water, salts, fats and other waste material from the body. It makes the body feel light, gives a glow to the skin and reduces fever.

Primary Benefits

  • Natural pest repellent
  • Cleans surfaces
  • Emotionally uplifting and stress-reducing
  • Skin and scalp soother and booster

How to Apply Citronella Oil

Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser

Topical use:

  • Apply one to two drops to the desired area.
  • Dilute with a oil to minimize any skin sensitivity.

Manufacturer of Citronella Essential Oil at Wholesale Price

We are known as one of the most famous Citronella Oil Manufacturers, Exporter & Wholesale Supplier from India. Our Pure Citronella Oil is processed by the steam distillation of the grass CymbopogonwinterianusJowitt.


  • Keep away from children.
  • If pregnant or nursing, consult your doctor.
  • Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.
Disclaimer : The information provided is general and you must take medical advice before using this product. A.G Industries or associated business entities don’t guarantee the accuracy of the information. Please consult your doctor, especially if being used during pregnancy or any allergy, health issues.

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Is citronella oil harmful to humans?

It is not safe when taken by mouth in more amounts. When applied to the skin for insect repellent; it is safe. It can cause skin reactions or irritation. It is not safe to inhale.

Is citronella oil effective against mosquitoes?

A spray is a good option for freshening up a room or you can apply it on the skin for insects.

Is citronella oil and lemongrass oil the same?

Citronella & lemongrass look the same but both have different properties. Citronella is used in manufacturing mosquito repellents, perfumes, soaps, and deodorants whereas lemongrass is used as herbal tea. Its smell is like lemon but its taste is mild & sweet.

What is citronella oil good for?

Citronella oil is used to remove worms from the intestines. It also controls the muscle spasms, increases appetite & increases urine production.

How do you use citronella oil on hair?

Citronella oil treats dandruff & hair loss. You can apply the oil to the scalp via a hot treatment.

Where to buy Citronella oil?

Citronella Oil is native to India. It is used in foods, cosmetics & soaps. It is extracted by the steam distillation method. AG Industries is the leading manufacturer & supplier of Citronella Oil. It has extreme shelf-life stability. It is repellent to high temperatures.AG Industries is the leading manufacturer & supplier of the citronella oil.

Is Citronella essential oil good for hair?

Yes, it’s good for hair because it reduces the greasiness of hair, prevents scalp irritation, and promotes hair growth.

Is natural Citronella essential oil good for skin?

Yes, it’s good for the skin because it eliminates bacteria and fungi and heals wounds.

Can you ingest organic Citronella oil?

No, it’s formulated just for topical use.

Can you diffuse Citronella essential oil?

Yes, it is diffused for aromatherapy and other purposes.


Botanical Name : Cymbopogon nardus / Cymbopogon winterianus
Parts Used : Grass - Leaves and stems
Color & Odor : Pale yellow, transparent @22°C with smells citrusy, slightly fruity, fresh and sweet
Methods of Extraction : Steam Distillation
Constituents : Citronellol, geraniol
Specific Gravity : 0.8820 to 0.8875@23°C
Flash Point : 175°F
Optical Rotation : [-]2º to [-]4º@23ºC
Refractive Index : 1.4750 to 1.4885@23°C
Density : 0.92 g/cm3@ 25°C
Shelf Life : Two years
Solubility : Soluble in oils and alcohols, insoluble in water