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Citronella, Certified Organic

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Allow the fresh invigorating aroma of citronella essential oil to repel not only insects like mosquitos but also your anxiety and fatigue. Its strong properties that combat bacteria, fungus, and viruses make it a go-to choice to help prevent sickness in your home.

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Already well-known as a strong natural insect repellent, citronella essential oil also has anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties that can help you feel your best day in and day out. Made from tall grasses, citronella is a natural astringent that can be used in acne preparations and skin rejuvenation lotions.

 

Essential Facts

Plant Parts: Grass
Botanical Family: Poaceae
Chemical Family: Aldehydes, Monoterpenes, and Monoterpenols
Country of Origin: India
Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
Cultivation Method: Certified Organic
Aroma: Sweet & Citrus
Note Classification: Top/Middle

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PROPERTIES

Emotional and Energetic Properties:

  • Clarity
  • Protective
  • Uplifting

Therapeutic Properties:

  • Analgesic –An agent that relieves or diminishes pain.
  • Antiseptic – Assists in fighting germs/infections.
  • Antifungal — An agent capable of destroying or inhibiting the growth of fungi.
  • Antibacterial– An agent that is capable of destroying or inhibiting the growth of bacteria.
  • Astringent—Firms tissue and organs; reduces discharges and secretions.
  • Deodorant– An agent that destroys or inhibits odours.
  • Diaphoretic – Causes perspiration and increased elimination through the skin.
  • Febrifuge –And agent that cools and reduces high body temperature.
  • Insecticide– An agent that kills insects.
  • Sedative – Calms and tranquilizes by lowering the functional activity of the organ or body part.

HOW TO USE

Acne: Great to use for oily skin. Add 3 – 4 a few drops to 1 oz. of your regular face wash and or moisturizer.

Bug Repellent: Blend 6 drops of citronella, 4 drops lavender, 5 drops palo santo into 1 oz. carrier oil. Massage into skin area to repel mosquitoes and other pesty bugs.

Diffuser: Excellent for creating an uplifting, refreshing and happy environment. Helps alleviate tension and fatigue. This is a great way to kill those nasty airborne germs. An extra benefit, it helps keep the bugs away!

Inhaler: Using a blank inhaler add 8 drops of citronella, 2 drops frankincense (Boswellia carterri) and 4 drops of cedarwood, Atlas. Use as an inhalation against colds and flus.

Fungus: Blend 6 drops of citronella and 4 drops tea tree into 1 oz. of aloe vera gel. Apply to affected area.

Rheumatoid Arthritis: This is a powerful analgesic. It can be used as a massage oil to relieve arthritic and rheumatic pain, muscular pain, and neuralgia.

 

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SAFETY

If pregnant, nursing or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician or clinical certified aromatherapist. For external use only. Keep away from mucous membranes & eyes. Test a small amount on skin for allergic reaction. Keep out of reach of children. Be cautious when using on infants and small children under the age of five.

Always dilute essential oils  with a carrier oil.

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