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Organic Citronella Essential Oil (Cymbopogon nardus)

Organic Citronella Essential Oil (Cymbopogon nardus)

Purely Essential Organic Citronella Essential Oil (Cymbopogon nardus)
  • 100% Pure and Natural, unrefined, steam distilled
  • Not tested on animals
  • Vegan friendly
  • Supplied in amber glass bottle with tamper evident dropper cap
  • PRODUCT INFO

    Aroma
    Citronella essential oil has a powerfully sweet and lemony aroma, with a herbaceous undertone.

    The plant
    Citronella is a grass that grows to about 3 feet tall and has long flowering leaves. It is grown mainly in Sri Lanka and Java, and also found in Central America and South America.

    Affects
    Citronella essential oil is commonly used as an insect repellent. It is also antibacterial and deodorising, as well as being an affective flea spray for animals and used as a moth deterrent for clothes.

    Chemical constituents
    Citronellic (acid), Borneol, Citronellol, Geraniol, Nerol (Alcohols), Citral, Citronellal (Aldehydes), Camphene, Dipentene, Limonene (Terpenes).

    Blending
    Citronella oil blends well with lemon, bergamot, orange, cedarwood and geranium. When blended with neroli or bergamot it is particularly softening to the skin.

  • Technical data

    All our technical data including MSDS can be found on our 'Technical Data' page

  • Directions/Precautions

    Suggested directions for use:
    Dilute 6-10 drops, add to bath.
    Mix 5 drops with water to use in an oil burner.
    Mix 6-10 drops with hot water as an inhalation. 
    Mix 5 drops per 10ml of carrier oil for massage.

    Precautions:
    Do not take internally unless prescribed
    Avoid use before sun exposure.
    Keep away from children and eyes.
    If pregnant or have a medical condition consult your practitioner before use.
    If oil gets into eyes splash out with water, seek medical advice if necessary.
    If unfamiliar with essential oils seek advice from a practitioner.

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