Cymbopogon nardus, common name citronella grass, is most commonly known as “citronella oil”. It is extracted from the grass through steam distillation. The essential oil cannot be consumed because of its unpalatable nature.
The primary uses of Citronella is as a bug repellent. Study after study demonstrates its effectiveness.
Note: Arianrhod Aromatics does NOT advise you to apply full strength essential oils directly on your skin or to ingest essential oils.