Citronella Essential Oil
Citronella (Cymbopogon nadus) Essential Oil
Uses: Citronella Essential Oil is best known as a natural insect repellant, but its uses and benefits extend beyond keeping bugs at bay. It is said that as an aromatherapy oil, Citronella essential oil can help treat and prevent colds, fevers, and headaches. As a massage oil, it may relieve pain in individuals suffering from arthritis. Citronella essential oil is also widely used in fragrances and personal care products.
Botanical Name: Cymbopogon nadus
Method: Steam Distillation
Plant Part: Leaf
Aroma: Warm, Citrusy, Woody
Color: Pale to dark yellow
Packaging: Amber-colored dropper bottle.
Caution: Avoid contact with the eyes. Discontinue use if any irritation occurs. Natural essential oils are highly concentrated and should be mixed with a carrier oil before applying on the skin.