Citronella Oil (Java)

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Java Citronella Essential Oil 

Botanical Name: Cymbopogon Winterianus

Extraction Method: Steam Distillation

Type of Oil: Essential Oil

Plant part used: Grass, Stems and Leaves

Product Colour: Light to Dark Yellow

Product Odour: Citrusy, Lemony and Fresh

Country of origin: India

Blends well with: LemonLemongrassGeraniumBergamotSweet OrangeLavender and Cedarwood.

Shelf life: 2 years


Description of Java Citronella oil

Java Citronella Essential Oil is extracted from the grass and stems of Cymbopogon Winterianus through Steam Distillation Method. This Grass belongs to the umbrella family of Poaceae, and species of Cymbopogon. Java Citronella is native to Indonesia and parts do India. Citronella grass has two types- Ceylon and Java, and both are used to produce Essential oil. Java Citronella Essential Oil is superior to over other species of plants, because it is rich in Citral. Java Citronella Grass has 75- 85% of Citral, and Ceylon Citronella Essential oil has just a mere 20-30%. It is grown in Assam, Meghalaya, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and other humid parts of India.

Java Citronella Essential Oil is the superior oil, that has a higher concentration of Citral and other components that make it, richer, better and more beneficial. Because of its Citrusy scent, it is Popular in Fragrance industry for making Perfumes and Colognes. It is also widely used in making Soaps, Body washes, Shower gels and other personal use items. It is also an anti-bacterial and anti- microbial oil is used to treat acne, pimples, blackheads, boils and whiteheads, and that’s why it is a popular ingredient in skin care products. Along with this, it has analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties that as well, that aids for pain relief and that’s why Java Citronella is used in making Pain relief ointments, balms and also in Massage therapy. It is a more popular choice in Aromatherapy, because of higher Citronellal content, that helps in stress relief and dealing with low sex drive. It is also used in making skin treatments creams for Athlete’s foot, Ring worm infection, Dermatitis and others.


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Moksha Lifestyle is one of the leading manufacturers, suppliers and exporters of best Essential oils and carrier oils. Our Essential oils are pure and free of any chemicals, additives or filters. They do not contain artificial colours, fragrances or preservatives. Moksha is leading supplier of organic Essential oils in India to many retail companies and exports worldwide to other countries like USA, UK, Canada, Belgium, Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, South Korea, Oman, UAE, Saudi Arabia etc. We deliver our products worldwide using our logistics partner companies like DHL, Fedex, TNT, UPS etc.

Buy Java Citronella Essential Oil online in India and worldwide at best prices on Mokshalifestyle. Java Citronella Essential Oil can be used for treating skin infections, and also added to ointments, gels and creams for treating infections. It is best suited to treat bacterial and fungal acne. It’s refreshing aroma, lemony scent can help release stress and improve your mood. That’s why it is used in Aromatherapy to treat signs and symptoms of excess stress, tension and depression. Java Citronella Essential Oil is used in making soaps, handwashes, body and bathing products. Its citrusy smell is popular in the fragrance market and used in making different perfumes and deodorants. It is also used in making disinfectants, room fresheners and floor cleaners. It has a higher concentration of Citral and Citronellal that makes it a natural insecticide. That’s why it is used in making disinfectants, bug repellents, floor cleaners, etc.

Java Citronella Essential oil is highly concentrated and should always be used externally. Java Citronella Essential oil is used both aromatically as well as topically. Essential oils even though are 100% natural, they should always be diluted in pure carrier oils before using for topical application. 

Moksha’s Essential oils are passed through numerous quality checks and tests using our in-house lab using GC; GCMS to ensure premium quality reaches customer. We apply highest quality and packaging standards using eco-friendly materials for packaging to ensure our products reach safely. We have secure payment portal to safeguard your transactions. We are leading wholesalers and suppliers of natural ingredients, and thus provide best prices to our bulk customers.


Benefits ofJava CitronellaEssential oil

Anti-bacterial: Just like Citronella, Java Citronella Essential oil is also antibacterial in nature. It can fight off infection, allergies, redness and rashes caused by bacteria and other organisms. It also sooths down inflamed area and promotes faster healing. It is best suited to treat Athlete’s foot, Ringworm infections, fungal attacks on toes, etc.  

Prevents Infections: As mentioned, Java Citronella Essential oil is antibacterial and anti-fungal in nature. If you suffer from redness, rashes, allergies, inflammation and general itching on skin, then using a few drops of this oil can bring relieve from such conditions. It has also been used to treat Dermatitis, infections, burns and ticks on skin.

Cleanses Scalp: It is rich in refreshing properties that cleanses scalp and roots. It can help with the conditions of lice and dandruff in the scalp. Java Citronella oil can also relieve inflammation in the scalp caused by Eczema and others.

Respiratory health: Java Citronella oil has higher concentration of Citral and Citronellal, that gives it a strong lemony scent. Inhaling this scent can increase oxygen supply to the lungs and improve respiratory health.

Expectorant and Decongestant: It an excellent natural expectorant and has been used to treat cough and flu, since a long time. Java Citronella can be useful in treating congestion and blockage in the chest and nasal area. Inhaling it can remove the stuck mucus and phlegm stuck internally. It improves natural breathing and is an age-old remedy for cough and cold.

Increase Libido: Pure Java Citronella Essential oil is a natural Aphrodisiac, with a fresh and lemony scent. It improves mood and open a natural flow of emotions that results in better sex drive and increased fertility. It is 10 times more useful than other types of Citrus oil.

Pain Relief: Analgesic nature of Java Citronella oil is useful in treating body ache, joint pain, cramps and other type of pain. It can also shift inflammatory pain of joints that results in Arthritis and Rheumatism.

Reduce Stress, Anxiety and Tension: Its lemony and fresh aroma reduces symptoms of stress, anxiety and fear. It has a refreshing effect on nervous system, and thus help the mind in relaxing. The reason behind that is high Citral content, that increases the aroma. The improved mood and relaxed mind set also results in better memory and concentration. It can also promote happy hormones while giving body and soul a delighted experience.

Fragrance: The most popular benefit of Java Citronella Essential Oil is its fresh and citrusy smell, which is higher than any other citrusy oil. It is popular in fragrance industry, that’s why it is used in making Perfumes, Air fresheners, etc just because of its aroma.  

Insect Repellent: the same smell which is appealing to humans helps in repelling insects and bugs. There is another compound present in Java Citronella Essential oil has known as Limonene, which is a strong and natural insecticide.


Uses of Java Citronella Essential Oil

Infection Treatment: Java Citronella Essential oil is used in making infection and skin treatments for all kind of conditions. It is especially beneficial in treating inflammations, ringworm, athlete’s foot, and other allergies. It is a natural treatment for dermatitis, rashes and skin inflammation. It is also used in making antiseptic creams and gels to increase healing and treat infections.

Scented Candles: Its lemony aroma and clean fragrance is quite popular in Scented Candles market. It gives candles a unique and calming aroma, which can be helpful during stressful times. These kinds  of scents are perfect for close, intimate gathering between close relations. It fills candles with citrusy aroma and other beneficial compounds, that improves your mood and promote positivity.

Aromatherapy: Java Citronella Essential Oil has refreshing effect on mind and body. It is therefore used in aroma diffusers to treat stress, anxiety and tension. It is used in Aroma diffusers to create a calm and relaxing environment, that helps people to relax. It clears emotional blockage and helps in promoting happy hormones, it can also be used to increase sexual performance and libido.

Soap Making: It is very popularly used in making Soaps and other personal use products. Java Citronella Essential Oil has a great lemony, fresh smell and it also helps in treating skin infection and allergies. It can also be added to soaps, body washes, shower gels and body scrubs made for sensitive skin type.

Pain relief ointments and balms: Java Citronella Essential oil is used in making pain relief ointments and balms, it is also used in making sprays and vapour rubs, as it increases blood flow and relief muscle cramps. It provides a cooling sensation to the applied and reduces inflammation as well.

Steaming Oil: Java Citronella Essentia oil can be used in Steams to increase respiration and clear blockage in the air passage. It will help in removing the stuck mucus and phlegm, and bring relief to congestion, cold and cough. It can also be diffused at night to have a sound sleep and also to improve mood.

Perfumes and Deodorants: It is used in making popular scents and fragrances. It is also used in making deodorants, roll on and base oils for perfumes.

Insect Repellent: Many compounds present in Java Citronella Essential oil makes it a natural insecticide. Its smell is appealing to human senses and it helps in driving away insects. That’s why it is used in making insect repellents.



Java Citronella Essential oil is available in different pack sizes starting from 30ml, 120ml, 250ml and 1 litre.

Bulk pack sizes are available in 5kg, 25kg and 180kg pack sizes.

Pure Citronella Oil (Java)

Note: Actual Packaging may vary. For Indian orders, 250ml and 1L pack may be in 100% recyclable HDPE bottles for safety if deemed necessary.



Avoid during pregnancy and with sensitive skin. It can cause possible sensitization in some individuals, so use in very low concentration only. It is important to note that all Essential Oils are extremely concentrated in nature and if to be applied on the skin or body, should always be diluted up to a maximum dosage of 4% in a suitable carrier oil.

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