Citronella is best known as an insect repellent. The food industry uses it as a flavoring agent in foods and beverages. You will often find Citronella used in the perfume industry.
With its purifying properties, it is used to battle the feelings of fatigue and stress, and improve a person's state of mind. It is one of our favorites for refreshing the air in a stale room or office.Uses of Citronella Essential Oil
IndonesiaHistory and Background
The EPA (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency) states that Citronella is a “Biopesticide” and it's action against insects is nontoxic.Physical Description
This oil is colorless to yellowish brown in color.Aromatic Description
Citronella has a fresh, lemony scent.Biological Makeup and Components
citronellol, citronellal, geraniol, limonene and methyl isoeugenolExtraction Technique
Steam distillationInformation for Aromatherapists
Citronella essential oil is a top note and blends well with Geranium, Eucalyptus, Lavender, Lemon, Bergamot, Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Peppermint, Tea Tree, Orange, and Pine.
Our Citronella essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers or carrier oils.Cautions
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