Description of Citronella Oil, Pure Essential Oil 1 oz, NOW Foods
Citronella is a grass that grows wild in the Asian tropics. It is cultivated in
Australia as well as South and Central America. It has a pungent, slightly lemony
aroma that is stimulating and vitalizing. This essential oil is 100% pure and
Citronella (Cymbopogon winteriness)
Fun fact: Citronella has been used in exorcism rituals to get rid of demons.
Citronella is a scent every one knows, but might not love. It's so strong that
even insects are affected by its scent. Used for centuries mainly as an insect
repellent, citronella actually has a wide variety of other uses. Look closely,
and you'll find it as an ingredient in many perfumes, soaps, skin lotions, and
deodorants. Citronella is a versatile essential oil, and is a must for anyone
who lives in a hot, humid environment.
Mixes well with: Basil, bergamot, cedarwood, eucalyptus, geranium, lavender,
lemon, lime, oregano, pennyroyal, pine, rosemary, orange, and tea tree.
Parts Used: Fresh, part-dried, or dried grass.
Extraction method: Steam distillation.
Safety Information: Do not use while pregnant.
Natural essential oils are highly concentrated and should be used with care.
Warnings: Keep out of reach of children. For external or aromatherapeutic
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