citronella oil

 About Citronella

The Plant

Citronella is a tall, fragrant, perennial grass that is native to Sri Lanka, where it still grows wild and is called managrass.  Domesticated citronella is cultivated in two types, Ceylon type (Cymbopogon nardus) and Java type (Cymbopogon winterianus).   The shape of the leaves differ, as do the amounts of active compounds.  read more...

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