Citronella - Botanical Name: Cymbopogon nardus
Cautions: Citronella may irritate sensitive skin. Avoid use during pregnancy.
It is believed that Citronella Ceylon Essential Oil has therapeutic properties as an antiseptic, deodorant, insecticide, parasitic, tonic and as a stimulant. Many commercial bug repellents contain Citronella essential oil and it is often used in combination with Cedarwood to produce a pleasant smelling natural insect repellent. It is also used in soaps and candles and it has common applications in massage. This oil can also help with minor infection but is more commonly known for its ability to assist in combating colds and flu. Citronella can also be used for excessive perspiration and for conditioning oily skin and hair.
Blends well with: Bergamot, Orange, Cedarwood, Geranium, Lemon, Lavender and Pine.
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