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Citronella Essential Oil
Citronella Essential Oil is steam distilled from the leafy parts of the citronella plant, also known as Cymbopogon nardus. Thanks to its fresh, welcoming aroma, Citronella essential oil is a common element in perfumes and cosmetic products and is well known for its use in outdoor candles, sprays, lotions, and camping/outdoor essentials.
As a relative of Lemongrass, Citronella has a slight citrus scent that provides a pleasant and inviting experience whenever it’s used. Most people think of Citronella oil’s use as an insect repellent. However, it has many more uses. Its versatility makes it a great household product to add to your beauty routine or to refresh indoor and outdoor spaces.
Citronella Oil Uses
- Apply topically before and during outdoor activities.
- Use Citronella’s bright scent to sweeten a custom fragrance or diffusion blend.
- Apply topically to refresh and moisturize skin.
- Use as an alternative to deodorant.
- Combine with Tea Tree essential oil for added strength.
- Create a DIY floating candle bowl to create a peaceful ambiance and pleasant aroma during outdoor parties.
How to Use
Topical: Dilute 1 drop with 1 drop of V-6™ or olive oil and apply to desired area as needed.
Aromatic: Diffuse up to 30 minutes 3 times daily.
Caution: Keep out of reach of children. For external use only. Keep away from eyes and mucous membranes. If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, consult a health professional prior to use.
Storage: Keep in a cool, dark place.
Cymbopogon nardus† (Citronella) oil
†100% pure, therapeutic-grade essential oil
Chemical Constituents: Terpene alcohols (35%): geraniol (18%), borneol (6%), citronnellol (8%); Aldehydes (5-15%): citronnellal (5%); Esters (9%); Phenols (9%): methyl isoeugenol (7%).
Application: Diffuse or apply topically on bottom of feet or on location diluted with massage oil.
Ingredients: 100% pure therapeutic grade citronella (Cymbopogon nardus) leaf/stem essential oil
Citronella, 15 ml