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Citronella Essential Oil (10ml)

Citronella Essential Oil (10ml)

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A refreshing, clearing and balancing oil, popular as an insect repellant, with a fresh and lemony aroma.

The plant
Native to southern India, Citronella is an herbaceous plant of the Poaceae family. It grows in the tropical regions of Asia, including China and Vietnam, as well as in Nepal, Africa and the Antilles. The plant forms dense clumps that can grow as high as 1.5 meters and emits an odour similar to lemon. Our Citronella is sourced in Vietnam.

The extraction
Citronella essential oil is steam distilled from dried, wild-harvested citronella grass.

Citronella essential oil is an uplifting, antimicrobial oil, rich in citronellol.
It is often diffused outdoors.

Lemon, bergamot, orange, cedarwood and geranium.

Suggested directions for use:
Add 6-10 drops in a bath.
Mix 5 drops with water to use in an oil burner.
Mix 6-10 drops with hot water as an inhalation.
Mix 5 drops per 10ml of carrier oil for massage.

Do not take internally.
Keep away from children and eyes.
If pregnant or have a medical condition consult your practitioner before use.
If oil gets into eyes splash out with water, seek medical advice if necessary.
If unfamiliar with essential oils seek advice from a practitioner.

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