Botanical Name - Cymbopogon winterianus/nardus
Aroma - Fresh, strong, lemon
Extraction - Steam distillation
Part of Plant - Grass
Country of Origin - Indonesia/Sri Lanka
Chemical Constituents - Geraniol, citronellal, limonene
Uses - An excellent insect deterrent - particularly effective when blended with Cedarwood oil and used in a burner or spray. Useful in products where a deodorant action is needed such as foot powders.
Organic Certificate - This essential oil is certified organic by the Soil Association, which means you can be sure that it has been produced to the highest ethical and environmental standards. The Soil Associationís standards exceed the UK government's minimum requirements for organic products in many areas, but particularly in animal welfare, GM and the use of pesticides. Standards are constantly reviewed to ensure they deal with current issues.