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
All of our essential oils are 100% natural and free of any chemicals, pesticides and synthetic perfumes.
These products are NOT intended to diagnose, cure or prevent any disease. This information is NOT a substitute for professional medical treatment or consultation. Prior to using essential oils, Source Vitál always recommends consulting your medical professional if you are pregnant, epileptic, have cancer, have liver issues, or any other serious illness. Do NOT ingest essential oils internally or apply undiluted oils onto the skin without consultation from an experienced and trained aromatherapist or aromatherapy practitioner. Always consult an aromatherapist before using essential oils for babies and children.
Keep all oils tightly closed and cool. Always keep out of reach of children.
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