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Citronella

  • Vietnam
  • Indonesia
  • Organic
  • Essential oil

Cymbopogon winterianus Jowitt

Commercial name: Organic Essential Oil of Citronella
Botanical name: Cymbopogon winterianus jowitt
Origin: Vietnam/Indonesia
Processing method: Steam distillation of the partially wilted leaves.
Organic status: EU and NOP

INCI name: Cymbopogon Winterianus Herb Oil
EINECS-CAS: 91771-61-8
Alternative CAS: 8000-29-1
EC: 294-954-7
REACH registration number: 01-2120741487-48-0012

Odour: Strong, lemony, herbaceous.
Appearance: clear to yellow liquid.

Relative density (20°C): 0.876 to 0.893
Refractive index (20°C): 1.464 to 1.473
Optical rotation (20°C): -6° to +0°
Flash point: 81°C (closed cup)

Citronellal: 31% to 39%
Geraniol: 19% to 25%
Citronellol: 8.5% to 13%
Limonene: 2% to 5%
Citronellyl acetate: 2% to 4%
Geranial: 0% to 1%

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