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Citronella Essential Oil~Pure Essential Oil~10ml bottle~Cymbopogon nardus~EO-20  

Citronella Essential Oil~Pure Essential Oil~10ml bottle~Cymbopogon nardus~EO-20


EO-20-Citronella pure Essential Oil.10ml bottle.Most frequently used as an insect repellent.
Citronella Essential Oil
Latin name: Cymbopogon nardus. Family name: Graminacaea.

Citronella Essential Oil
The oil is distilled from the herb. It has a fresh grassy-woody scent.

Traditional Chinese medicine currently uses this herb for rheumatic pain.

Some traditional uses: as a mosquito repellent, for colds, flu and neuralgia, to relieve pain of rheumatism and arthritis, melancholy.

Blends with: geranium, lemon, bergamot, orange, cedarwood and pine.

Avoid using on sensitive or damaged skin.

Citronella

[Cymbopogon Nardus]

Origin: Citronella originated in Sri Lanka and was widely used in China as traditional medicine for rheumatic pain. It was widely used in many cultures for a variety of purposes even keeping animals away from certain areas. Citronella oil is obtained from a scented grass that grows wild and cultivated in tropical areas.

Source: Citronella can be found in  Sri Lanka, Java, Vietnam, Africa and Argentina and other
tropical areas.

Insect Repellent: Its most widespread use is as a very effective deterrent to many sorts of insects. Its best application is to dilute in any base oil and apply liberally to the skin. It can also be used as a deterrent for cats and can be found in garden preparations for this purpose. In order to be effective it needs to be applied every few days.

Immune System:
It can be used to help symptoms of cold, flu and other minor infections.

Nervous System: Helps to combat fatigue, headaches, migraine and neuralgia.  

Skin Care: It can help excessive perspiration and oily skin problems and works well when
combined with other citrus oils

Mixing Oils: Citronella blends well with Geranium, Lemon, Bergamot, Orange, Cedarwood and Pine

Dimensions: 10ml

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