Botanical Name: Eucalyptus citriodora
Plant Part: Leaf
Country of Origin: Madagascar
Method of Extraction: Steam distillation
Commonly known as lemon scented eucalyptus. The oil has a strong fresh citronella-like odor with a sweet balsamic undertone. Very effective insect repellent due to a higher citronellal content than citronella. Appears to have bacteriostatic activity towards Staphylococcus aureus due to the synergy between citronellol and citronellal present in this oil. It is considered analgesic, calming, sedative and anti-hypertensive. Flash point: 165F.