Botanical Name Citronella Oil is extracted from a resilient grass (Cymbopogon nardus) native to Sri Lanka and Java. It is a very aromatic perennial that grows approximately 1 meter (3 feet) in height. Color;Pale yellow to yellowish brown liquid. Consistency Light Aromatic Scent &Citronella Ceylon Oil has a well rounded lemon citrus scent, though it is much softer than actual Lemon. It also has subtle wood tones. Note ;Top Strength of Aroma;Medium Blends well with;Bergamot;Orange,Cedar wood,p;Geranium,;Lemon, Lavender;and Pine. Common Uses Citronella Essential Oil is credited with having beneficial aromatic properties, and most people will associate it with its delightful scent. It is often used in combination with Cedar wood to produce pleasant-smelling patio candles and torches. Citronella is also used in deodorants and in conditioners for oily skin and hair. History Citronellas lovely, soothing scent has been appreciated through out history, and it is once again becoming a product of choice for health-conscious customers. Cautions ;Citronella may irritate sensitive skin. It may be sensitizing to those with hay fever,keep out from children and do not put in eyes.