Citronella acts as an ingredient for mosquito repellents. Cultivation of Citronella crop is taken place in lower hills of Assam, Karnataka and Southern Gujarat of India. Citronella Oil can be obtained by steam distillation from dried grass for 12-24 hours. Important part of this crop are the leaves and the oil. The Indian market rate of citronella oil is rupees 250-300 per kg. Citronella Oil production can bring boost in the economy and welfare of the northeastern states.