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Citronella Essential Oil

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Inci:Cymbopogon winterianus Herb Oil

A fresh and strong lemon fragrance with a woody note.

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

A clear to pale yellow mobile oil made from steam distillation of the fresh and partly dried grass.
 
According to the Cosmetic Ingredient Database (CosIng), the functions of Citronella Essential Oil are:Perfuming.To view more information, visit the CosIng Database here.

HOW TO USE IT

Skin Care
A good antiseptic and deodorant that reduces excessive perspiration on clammy skin.
 
Excellent to use in foot creams and gels for sweaty feet.
 
One of the classic oils for sports massage blends.
 
Hair Care
Combine with Cedarwood and Neroli in holiday shampoos to keep insects away.
 
Gives a longer lasting lemon fragrance than lemon does in shampoos.
 
Adds a fresh, citrus lift to any hair product.
Other
An effective insect repellent when blended with Cedarwood and Neroli, especially against mosquitoes. Use it with Emulsifier L to make it into a spray body lotion.
 
Citronella in an oil diffuser, will keep insects away.
 
Suggested Blends
With Cedarwood and Neroli as an insect repellent.
 
Blends well with Geranium, Lime and Green Mandarin for a fresh blend that can cover heavy oils smells and detergents.
 
Cautions/Contraindications
Avoid during pregnancy. Possible skin irritation may occur if overused.

TRADITIONAL USE

Aromatherapy Uses
Traditionally used by aromatherapists to alleviate headaches especially of the tired and nervy sort.
 
Helpful to reduce excessive perspiration.
Used in a nebuliser to cleanse a sick room.
 
Historical Information
Has been used for centuries in Ayurvedic medicine.
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