A calming oil, noted to be effective against excessive perspiration. Citronella Java has been known for centuries as an effective mosquito repellent. However, this essential oil has much more to offer! In traditional Chinese medicine it is used for joint pain. Add a few drops to a carrier and massage vigorously into painful joints and hands for pain and swelling relief. Citronella from Java is highly prized with perfumers for its fresh lemony, woody & sweet aroma. It is very aromatic and a little goes along way.