Citronella Oil Market - Global Industry Analysis 2024
Global Citronella Oil Market: Overview
Citronella oil is an oil derived majorly from citronella grass, also called as Cymbopogon
nardus. The cultivation of the grass requires rich moisture content and sunshine. The oil
can also be derived from different cymbopogon species. The citronella oil is considered
as one of the industrially important essential oil. This is owing to the key advantages of
citronella oil such as flavour additive, fragrances in cosmetic and perfume industries.
The citronella oil contains more than 80 components some of which are at high
concentration in oil and functions as repellent property of oil. Some of the important
components such as geranial, limonene and citronellal are considered to have desirable
repellent characteristics. In trade terms, citronella oil are classified as ceylon citronella oil
and java citronella oil where they differ in terms of proportion of citronellal and geranial.
Perfume industry is important for citronella oil market since it has majority of the revenue
share. Other than perfumes citronella oil is also used in detergents, industrial polishes,
soaps, cleaning compounds and other industrial products.
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Global Citronella Oil Market: Drivers and Restraints
The global citronella oil market is primarily driven by the increasing demand from
perfume and cosmetic industries. Citronella oil offers wide remedies some of which are
anxiety and stress control, ability to eject bugs and leeches from body etc. Citronella oil
prevents the spread of internal and external infections. These are some of the factors
which is boosting the global citronella oil consumption. Furthermore, citronella oil has
some unique properties such as distinctive olfactory and steady technical properties.
These properties are highly essential for industries such as perfume to incorporate
appropriate blending and compou