Citronella essential oil
Insect repellent Cleansing Energising
Citronella is well-known for its ability to deter insects.
It is often used in burners and sprays. A good oil to pack in your suitcase!
You can also put a drop on cotton wool and place in your drawers to deter moths.
Citronella oil is not only of benefit in its use as an insecticide, but its antiseptic properties make it a great asset when wishing to clear a sickroom.
It also has an excellent effect on clearing the mind. It may be used for combating excessive perspiration and for balancing oily skin, as well as fighting intestinal parasites and bringing down fever.
On a spiritual level Citronella can be used to deter negative energies.
- Botanical Species
- Cymbopogon nardus
- Country of Origin
- Sri Lanka
- Extraction Method
- Steam distillation
- Yellow to brownish-yellow
- Avoid using on sensitive skin as it may cause sensitization.
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