100% Pure Citronella Essential Oil
(Cymbopogon nardus)

Attributes

Citronella oil is an excellent insect repellent. It is best used in a spray, a diffuser or on a cotton ball amongst linen. It is also useful in ridding cats and dogs of fleas. It also helps to clear the mind and useful for colds, flu and minor infections and also has deodorizing qualities.

Its antiseptic properties make it great to clear a sickroom. It may be used for combating excessive perspiration and for balancing oily skin, as well as fighting intestinal parasites and bringing down fever.

Therapeutic properties

Antidepressant, antiphlogistic, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, astringent, cicatrisant, cytophylactic, deodorant, diuretic, febrifuge, fungicide, insecticide, sedative and tonic.

Information

Botanical Name

Cymbopogon nardus

Aroma

Slightly sweet, lemony smell

Note Classification

Top

Extraction

Steam distillation

Part of Plant

Leaves

Country of Origin

Indonesia/ India

Ingredients

100% pure citronella essential oil

Sizes Available

10ml, 100ml, 1, 2, 5, 10, 25 litres

Suggested Aromatherapy Usages

  • For car scenter/ diffuser use, drip oil onto the oil pad.
  • For use on pillow, add a few drops of essential oils onto a couple of cotton balls and tuck them in both sides of your pillow just underneath the pillow
  • For use in candle burner/ electric vapourizer/ aromatic lamp diffuser, add 6 -10 drops or more if desired into the recessed bowl containing warm water.
  • For bath or foot bath, add a few drops of essential oils into bathtub or bucket containing warm water.
  • For inhalation, add a few drops to a cotton ball, soft tissue, diffuser or small pot of hot water. Cover your head with a large towel, close your eyes, put your face above the water and inhale deeply. Repeat as required.
  • For all other uses, carefully dilute with a carrier oil such as jojoba, almond or coconut oil prior to use. Please consult an essential oil book or other professional reference source for suggested dilution ratios.

Cautions

  • For external use only.
  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Keep away from flame. Store in a cool, dry place.
  • Avoid direct contact with eyes and all sensitive areas.
  • If pregnant or lactating, consult your healthcare practitioner before using.
  • Natural essential oils are highly concentrated and should be used with care.
  • Non-toxic. May cause skin irritation for some individuals.