[ Scientific name —Cymbopogon Nardus]
Citronella foliage is lobed and lacey in appearance, as well as carrying a strong citrus scent.
Famed for its invigorating sweet and refreshing citrus-like aroma, it improves complexion by evening out the skin tone, clear blocked pores, and also reduces various signs of ageing.
Owing to the antiseptic nature, the oil also prevents wounds and injuries and facilitates healing. The therapeutic and curative properties of citronella oil come from the presence of umpteen nutritional elements including Vitamin A, C, D, B6, B12 and elements like sodium, potassium, magnesium and calcium.