oil of citronella

oil of cit·ro·nel·la

volatile oil obtained by steam distillation of fresh lemon grass. Contains citranellol; used as an insect repellent either on the skin or in the form of incense; also used as a perfume.
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The oil of citronella, a fragrant grass of southern Asia, has long been used as an insect repellent and often is sold in candles that are burned on the patio in hopes of driving away mosquitoes in the evening.
The United States Environmental Protection Agency considers oil of citronella as a biopesticide with a non-toxic mode of action (EPA 1993).
For mosquito repellent, some people were giving oil of citronella a try, and for a general animal repellent, they turned to castor oil.
Yellowing and crinkling disease and its impact an the yield and composition of the essential oil of citronella (Cymbopogon winterianus Jowitt.
An alternative is oil of citronella or pennyroyal diluted in vegetable oil.
Mosquito can dies and coils containing oil of citronella do exhibit repellent properties.
Other natural repellents can contain ingredients like neem and citrus oil, and mosquito candles and coils containing oil of citronella do exhibit repellent properties.