Pure Citronella (Ceylon Distilled) Essential Oil
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Pure Citronella (Ceylon Distilled) Essential Oil Botanical Name: Cymbopogon nardus Plant Part: Leaves Extraction Method: Steam Distilled Origin: Sri Lanka Color: Pale yellow to yellowish brown liquid. Common Uses: Citronella Ceylon Essential Oil is credited with having therapeutic properties as an antiseptic, deodorant, insecticide, parasitic, tonic and as a stimulant. Nonetheless, most people will associate it with its insecticide properties. Many commercial repellents contain Citronella Ceylon, and it is often used in combination with Cedarwood to produce a pleasant smelling natural insect repellent. It will also be seen in soaps and candles, and it has common applications in massage. This oil can also help with minor infection, but is more commonly known for its ability to assist in combating colds and flu. Citronella can also be used for excessive perspiration and for conditioning oily skin and hair. Consistency: Light Note: Top Strength of Aroma: Medium Aromatic Scent: Citronella Ceylon Oil has a well rounded lemon citrus scent, though it is much softer than actual Lemon. It also has subtle wood tones. Cautions: Citronella may irritate sensitive skin. Avoid use during pregnancy.