Botanical Name: cymbopogon winterianus
Aroma: herbaceous | green | citrusy
Feel: at ease | secure | calm
Ingredient: 100% citronella (cymbopogon winterianus)
Plant Part: Grass
Method: Steam distilled
The botanical name Cymbopogon derives from the Greek words kymbe(κύμβη, 'boat') and pogon(πώγων, 'beard') which mean that in most species, the hairy spikeletsproject from boat-shaped spathes. It’s true that Citronella is an extremely effective agent against mosquitoes and other pesky insects.