Citronella Essential Oil is distilled from the fragrant Asian grass, Cymbopogon nardus. Its unmistakable citrus aroma uplifts, reduces stress, and doubles as a powerful insect repellent.
Citronella oil also has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antifungal properties.
The Benefits of Citronella Essential Oil
Citronella has powerful antibacterial and antifungal properties and can be used to treat various fungal and infectious skin conditions, such as athlete's foot.
Its anti-inflammatory properties soothe and heal existing itchy and painful insect bites.
Citronella oil's potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties mean it’s great for soothing muscular aches. It can be added to the bath or massaged into tight muscles and sore joints to ease aches and pains.
Adding a few drops of citronella oil to a cool compress or inhaling the oil may help to soothe a fever by reducing inflammation in the body.
When massaged into the head, this citrusy, cleansing oil can get rid of dandruff and relieve an itchy scalp. It’s also a great natural lice treatment.
Citronella's fragrance is a natural repellent for mosquitoes and other creepy-crawlies.
You can spray diluted citronella oil on your furniture to eliminate odours and repel pests. Its scent will also help keep dogs and cats off of furniture.
Citronella Oil makes for an effective natural cleaner that you can use in the kitchen, bathroom and on all surfaces.
Citronella essential oil is a powerful natural insect repellent, with antimicrobial, antibacterial, and antiviral properties that make it ideal for treating infectious skin conditions. Plus, it's great for fitness enthusiasts who want to soothe muscle aches and inflammation.
Whether you want to prevent and soothe insect bites, ease aches and pains, or treat itchy skin conditions, Citronella Essential Oil is must-have in any medicine cabinet or travel bag. Order yours today!
Essential oils are very concentrated plant extracts and therefore always need to be diluted before use to apply safely to the skin.
When applying essential oils to the body use these calculations for a 2% or 3% dilution: For a 2% dilution add 40 drops of essential oil to 100ml of carrier oil. For a 3% dilution add 60 drops of essential oil to 100ml of carrier oil.
When applying essential oils to the face use a 0.5% dilution: 5 drops per 100ml of carrier oil. Avoid use near or directly in the eyes.
When adding to bath use the following instructions: For a 2% dilution add 6 drops of essential oil to 15ml (1 tablespoon) of carrier oil For a 3% dilution add 9 drops of essential oil to 15ml (1 tablespoon) of carrier oil
For use in an oil burner or diffuser add 2-3 drops in the water.
Always patch test diluted essential oils on skin for 24 hours if you have sensitive skin.