Citronella has a sharp citrus/lemongrass aroma and is pale yellow in colour, and is extracted from a tough grass via steam distillation. It is most commonly known as an effective mosquito repellent, but also has other applications. Citronella oil is also reported to have anti-inflammatory properties along with calming and soothing effects. Citronella essential oil contains antibacterial properties, it’s extremely effective when it comes to fighting bacteria that can cause acne.
Scientific Name: Cymbopogon Nardus