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Citronella Essential Oil Summary

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Citronella Essential Oil is known for being one of the most versatile essential oils. This oil may help to sooth anxiety, boost energy, improve focus, and fight the common cold.

  • Botanical Name: Cymbopogon nardus, Cymbopogon winterianus
  • Extracted From: Grass
  • Color: Clear
  • Aroma:  Citrusy, Fresh, Sweet
  • Aroma Strength: Medium
  • Benefits: Skin conditioner, Perspiration, Fatigue, Oily Skin, Flu, Colds, Anti-fungal
  • Beneficial For: Improving skin quality, Energy, Focus, Perspiration, Headaches, Fever, Anxiety
  • Uses: Massage, Aromatherapy, Insect repellent
  • Common Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
  • Constituent Composition: Citronellal Geranoil, Citronellol, Limonene, Methyl isoeugenol, Champhene, Citronellyl acetate

Things to Know About Citronella Oil

Citronella Oil Is Also Known As

Cymbopogon nardus, Cymbopogon winterianus

Things to note about Citronella Oil

  • Citronella is known for being one of the most common and well known oils.
  • Citronella Essential Oil is known for being a great insect repellent.

How To Use Citronella Essential Oil

Citronella essential oil should be diluted prior to topical application.

  • Topically – Generally a 2% Citronella oil to 30 Fl oz carrier oil dilution ratio is recommended.
  • Aromatically – Can be used in a diffuser or vaporizer.
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