Citronella
Citronella
Citronella
Citronella
Citronella
Citronella
Citronella

Citronella

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Description

Citronella Oil is extracted from a resilient grass native to Sri Lanka and Java. For a refreshing, uplifting fragrance that eliminates odours, Citronella essential oil is ideal for diffusing indoors and outdoors to refresh the air. It is a very aromatic perennial that grows approximately 1 meter (3 feet) in height. It is often used in combination with Cedarwood to produce pleasant-smelling patio candles and torches.The essential oil principle chemical constituents are geraniol, geranyl acetate and limonene. Combines perfectly with cedarwood for outdoor usage.

Uses:

  • Naturally repels insects
  • Fights free radical damage
  • Fights bacteria and fungi
  • Reduces inflammation
  • Promotes relaxation
  • Fights respiratory infections

Botanical Name: Cymbopogon nardus

Main Constituents:
citronellal: 35.10%
citronellol: 21.97%
geraniol: 29.15%

Plant Part: Gum

Processing Method: Steam Distilled

Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals, and should be avoided by those allergic to ragweed; a skin test is recommended prior to use, and contact with eyes should be avoided.

General: As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.

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This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.