Citronella oil was one of the world’s most dominant insect repellents.
- It is also credited with having therapeutic properties as an antiseptic, parasitic, tonic, and as a stimulant, can help with minor infections, to assist in combating colds and flu, for excessive perspiration, and for conditioning oily skin and hair.
- Citronella has a well-rounded lemon citrus scent but is much stronger and more woody than lemon oil. Blends well with: bergamot, bitter orange, cedarwood, geranium, lemon, orange, lavender, pine.
- Citronella oil is extracted from a resilient grass native to Sri Lanka and Java. It is a very aromatic perennial that grows to 1m in height.
12ml Ingredients: Citronella 100% pure therapeutic grade certified organic, BioGro. Botanical name: Cymbopogon winterianus. Plant part: Leaves. Extraction method: Steam distillation
Cautions: Citronella may irritate sensitive skin.
Safety data: Avoid during pregnancy; skin irritant (dilute before using externally); may trigger epileptic seizures in susceptible individuals.
Important note: The information provided is for educational purposes only. It is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.
General Safety Information: All oils are for external use only. Always store out of reach of children. Essential oils should be diluted before applying to skin. A skin patch test should be conducted when using an oil for the first time. If you are pregnant or have an existing medical condition please seek professional advise before using. Use caution if using essential with children. Only certain oils at very low concentrations may be suitable.