Citronella Essential Oil 10 ml (1/3 oz.)
Botanical Name: Cymbopogon winterianus
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Leaves
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Aromatic Scent: Citronella has a lemon citrus scent, though it is much softer than actual Lemon with subtle wood tones.
Blends well with: Bergamot, Cedarwood, Geranium, Lavender, Lemon, Orange, and Pine.
Suggested Uses: Citronella is often used in soaps and candles because of its fresh scent. It can help to support a healthy respiratory system and also aid in relaxation. Used topically, Citronella can make your time spent outdoors more pleasant.essential oil is popularly used as an insect repellent.
Combine equal parts of Citronella, Lemongrass and Cinnamon Leaf, add to water or witch hazel and use as an all-natural insect or head lice repellent. To help combat cold and flu, diffuse into the air equal parts of Citronella and Cinnamon Leaf. Add to your favorite carrier oil to help with perspiration. Add 1 drop of Citronella and 2 drops of Tea Tree to 1 Tablespoon of Coconut Oil to use on fungal skin infections.
Please Note: The International Federation of Aromatherapists does not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy. All cautions listed for individual oils do not include those cautions from ingestion.