Citronella Organic Essential Oil – 15 ml
Botanical Name: Cymbopogon nardus
Another essential oil that should be in every home and in the back yard around the campfire. Combine Citronella with Cedarwood to produce pleasant-smelling patio candles and torches to help repel mosquitoes. Citronella has also been shown to have the following benefits:
- Repels insects
- Fights bacteria and fungi
- Reduces inflammation
- Promotes relaxation
- Aids in respiratory infections
- Supports digestive/intestinal health
- Relieves muscle pain
- Helps control pets’ behavior
- Use as a cleanser
- Reduces fever
Certified Organic India 100% Pure Organic Essential Oil
Method of Processing: Steam Distilled
Country of Origin: India
Main Constituents: citronellal, citronellol, geraniol
Part of the Plant: Gum
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A top note of medium aroma, Citronella has a well-rounded lemony scent, though it is much softer and has subtle wood tones.
Blends With: Bergamot, Cedarwood, Geranium, Lavender, Lemon, Orange, Pine.
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided. This product should not be used by anyone who has broken, irritated or sensitive skin. Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or under the care of a medical practitioner unless advised by your doctor.
For occasional use only up to one time per day. Use in aromatherapy or dilute:
1% = 1 drop per teaspoon of carrier oil (5 ml) or 5-6 drops per ounce.
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