100% Pure Essential Oil 15ml
Citronella oil has a sharp, intense, and lasting lemon-like scent with subtle musky and woody undertones. It is an essential oil that’s made from the distillation of the Asian grass plant in the Cymbopogon genus. This fragrant grass got its name from the French word meaning “lemon balm,” due to its floral, citrus-like aroma.
Like many essential oils, citronella oil has certain benefits, and has been used in China and Indonesia for centuries to treat rashes, infections, and other health conditions.
Today, citronella oil is probably best known as a natural insect repellant, but its uses and benefits extend beyond keeping bugs at bay.
For centuries, citronella has been used for a variety of purposes, including:
- Citronella Java Essential Oil is regarded as being of a higher quality than common citronella oils and is known to ease colds, headaches, and fevers.
- The benefits of Citronella Essential Oil can also help combat anxiety and light headedness.
- Other Citronella Essential Oil uses are known to soothe muscle spasms and menstrual related cramping.
- The antiseptic properties within Citronella Oil also makes it a staple ingredient in soaps, detergents, and household cleaners.
- Citronella is well known for its use as an insect repellent
- It is an incredible antifungal agent that is effective against 12 varieties of fungi
- to treat parasitic infections
- Citronella Essential Oil slows or prevents the growth or spread of harmful airborne bacteria
- Citronella Essential Oil can deodorize and refresh foul body odors.
- to promote wound healing
- to lift mood or fight fatigue
The refreshing citrus aroma of Citronella Essential Oil blends well with a variety of essential oils. To create an essential oil blend that will decongest and uplift the mind, combine your Citronella oil with Lemon and Bergamot, as well as with Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Lavender, Peppermint, Pine, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Ylang Ylang and Tea Tree essential oils.
Prior to using Citronella Oil, a skin test is recommended. Citronella Oil must never be used near the eyes, inner nose, and ears, or on any other particularly sensitive areas of skin. Potential side effects of Citronella Oil include skin sensitization, irritation of the skin and mucous membranes, dermatitis, nausea, dizziness, fainting, seizures, vomiting, diarrhea, and lung damage. In the event of an allergic reaction, discontinue use of the product and see a doctor, pharmacist, or allergist immediately for a health assessment and appropriate remedial action. To prevent side effects, consult with a medical professional prior to use.
Keep out of reach of children. Not to be ingested. Seek medical advice if pregnancy or nursing prior to use.