Oil of citronella and oil of lemon grass are sometimes substituted for lemon oil.
Oil of citronella will drive them away for a time but a "smudge" may be necessary.
Nor is this mixture unpleasant; for the smell of citronella is the fragrance of verbena from Shropshire gardens.
Sure we could wash the socks in some sort of preparation of citronella, couldn't we?
Oil of citronella is much used and is less objectionable to some persons.
When nearly cool stir in three ounces of oil of citronella and 1¼ oz.
It looks like Mammy Susan has all the luck with citronella and I have luck with rose geranium.
Instead of the red color and the white compound, citronella gives a bright yellow color, which does not disappear for some time.
As I was bidding the Mahatma good night, he considerately handed me a bottle of citronella oil.
When melted remove from the fire and add twenty drops of oil of citronella.
1858 in reference to a type of fragrant grass, and especially to the oil it yields, from French citronelle "lemon liquor," from citron (see citrus). Originally an Asiatic grass used in perfumes, later applied to a substance found in lemon oil, etc.