Botanical name | Cymbopogon winterianus Extracted parts | Whole plant
Extracted by steam distillation, aldehyde content of ava citronella is as high
as 35-40%. It is the most effective among all citronella, and its smell is
stronger and more extensive than that of lemongrass. We often mention that
citronella can prevent mosquito bites. In fact, it is refering to this species,
which has a more prominent mosquito repellent effect than lemongrass. It can
also be used on pets to prevent fleas.