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Citronella Essential Oil 15ml

Citronella Essential Oil 15ml


Citronella oil, with its fresh and uplifting aroma reminiscent of sunny summer days, is a versatile and beloved essential oil cherished for both its delightful fragrance and its multitude of practical benefits. Extracted from the leaves and stems of the citronella grass (Cymbopogon nardus), this natural elixir has been cherished for generations for its remarkable insect-repelling properties, making it a staple companion for outdoor adventures and al fresco gatherings.

But the allure of citronella oil extends far beyond its insect-repelling prowess. Its invigorating scent, reminiscent of lemon with subtle earthy undertones, has a profound impact on the senses, lifting spirits and revitalizing the mind with its bright and cheerful essence. With every inhalation, it seems to whisk you away to a tranquil garden oasis, where the air is perfumed with the fresh aroma of citrus and the gentle rustle of leaves in the breeze.

Yet, beyond its enchanting fragrance, citronella oil boasts an impressive array of practical uses and benefits. Its natural insect-repelling properties make it a trusted ally for warding off mosquitoes, flies, and other pesky bugs, whether diffused in the air, applied topically, or incorporated into outdoor candles and sprays. But its usefulness doesn't end there. Citronella oil also possesses antibacterial and antifungal properties, making it a valuable addition to homemade cleaning solutions and skincare products, where it helps to sanitize surfaces and promote healthy, radiant skin.

In the realm of wellness, citronella oil shines as a natural mood enhancer, its uplifting aroma uplifting spirits and promoting a sense of calm and relaxation. Whether used in aromatherapy diffusers to create a serene ambiance or added to massage oils to ease tension and soothe tired muscles, it has an uncanny ability to uplift the soul and restore balance to the mind and body.

From outdoor adventures to indoor sanctuaries, citronella oil is a cherished companion, offering a fragrant tapestry of benefits that transcend its humble origins. With its irresistible scent and remarkable versatility, it's no wonder that citronella oil continues to captivate hearts and minds, weaving its magic into the fabric of our everyday lives, one delightful drop at a time.

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    Consulting with your  healthcare professionals can provide guidance and advice on the safe use of herbal products based on individual health needs and circumstances.

  • Benefits and Uses

    Citronella essential oil offers a variety of benefits due to its natural properties. Here's an extensive list of its potential benefits:

    • Insect Repellent: Citronella oil is well-known for its ability to repel insects, particularly mosquitoes. It can be used topically or diffused to deter bugs and protect against insect bites.

    • Antibacterial Properties: Citronella oil exhibits antibacterial properties, which may help inhibit the growth of harmful bacteria and prevent infections when applied to the skin.

    • Antifungal Effects: The antifungal properties of citronella oil make it effective in combating fungal infections such as athlete's foot or nail fungus.

    • Deodorizing: Citronella oil has a fresh, lemony scent that makes it an excellent natural deodorizer. It can be used in homemade cleaning products or diffused to eliminate odors in the air.

    • Skin Care: When diluted properly, citronella oil can be applied topically to the skin to help reduce inflammation, soothe minor skin irritations, and promote a healthy complexion.

    • Stress Reduction: The refreshing aroma of citronella oil has a calming effect on the mind and body, helping to reduce stress, anxiety, and nervous tension when diffused or inhaled.

    • Muscle Relaxant: Citronella oil may help relieve muscle pain and tension when applied topically through massage or added to bath water.

    • Digestive Aid: Citronella oil has been traditionally used to support digestion and relieve digestive discomfort. It may help reduce gas, bloating, and indigestion when ingested in small amounts or applied topically to the abdomen.

    • Fever Reducer: In some traditional practices, citronella oil has been used to help reduce fever. However, it should be used with caution and under the guidance of a healthcare professional.

    • Respiratory Support: The aroma of citronella oil may help clear congestion and promote easier breathing when diffused or inhaled, making it useful for relieving symptoms of colds, coughs, and sinusitis.

    • Mood Enhancer: Citronella oil has uplifting properties that can help improve mood and increase feelings of positivity when diffused or applied topically.

    • Natural Cleaning Agent: Citronella oil can be added to homemade cleaning products to help disinfect surfaces and eliminate germs, providing a natural alternative to chemical-based cleaners.

    • Hair Care: Citronella oil is sometimes used in hair care products due to its refreshing scent and potential to promote a healthy scalp and hair.

    • Pain Relief: Citronella oil may have mild analgesic properties that can help reduce pain and discomfort associated with headaches, migraines, arthritis, or minor injuries when applied topically.

    • Pet Care: Citronella oil is often used in pet care products such as shampoos and sprays to help repel fleas and ticks from dogs and cats.

    It's important to note that while citronella oil offers many potential benefits, it should be used with caution and in moderation. It may cause skin irritation in some individuals, especially when applied undiluted. Pregnant women, nursing mothers, and individuals with certain medical conditions should consult with a healthcare professional before using citronella oil.

  • How to use

    ways to use citronella oil:

    • Insect Repellent:

      • Dilute citronella oil with a carrier oil like almond  and apply it to exposed skin to repel insects like mosquitoes.
      • Add a few drops to outdoor candles, diffusers, or oil burners to create a natural insect repellent for your patio or garden.
    • Outdoor Spray:

      • Mix citronella oil with water in a spray bottle and spritz it on clothing or around outdoor areas to repel bugs during picnics, camping trips, or outdoor gatherings.
    • Diffusion:

      • Add a few drops of citronella oil to an essential oil diffuser to repel insects indoors while enjoying its fresh, lemony scent.
    • Natural Air Freshener:

      • Combine citronella oil with water in a spray bottle to create a natural air freshener that also helps repel insects.
      • Add a few drops to potpourri or sachets to infuse indoor spaces with its refreshing aroma.
    • Cleaning Solution:

      • Mix citronella oil with vinegar and water to create a natural cleaning solution for countertops, floors, and other surfaces. Its antibacterial properties help sanitize while leaving behind a fresh scent.
    • Candle Making:

      • Incorporate citronella oil into homemade candles to create insect-repelling candles for outdoor use.
    • Outdoor Lanterns:

      • Add a few drops of citronella oil to the wax or oil reservoir of outdoor lanterns or torches to repel insects while providing ambient lighting.
    • Massage Oil:

      • Dilute citronella oil with a carrier oil like coconut or almond oil and use it for a refreshing and invigorating massage, especially after outdoor activities.
    • Scented Sachets:

      • Fill small fabric sachets with dried herbs or potpourri infused with citronella oil to repel insects while adding a pleasant scent to drawers or closets.
    • Hair Rinse:

      • Add a drop or two of citronella oil to your shampoo or conditioner to help repel lice and other insects, especially during outdoor activities or travel.
    • Pet Care:

      • Mix a small amount of citronella oil with water and spray it on your pet's bedding or collar to help repel fleas and ticks.
    • DIY Soap:

      • Incorporate citronella oil into homemade soap recipes to create insect-repelling soap bars for outdoor enthusiasts.
    • Steam Inhalation:

      • Add a drop of citronella oil to a bowl of steaming water, cover your head with a towel, and inhale the steam to help clear congestion and repel insects.
    • Potpourri:

      • Add a few drops of citronella oil to dried flowers, herbs, or citrus peels to create a homemade potpourri that doubles as an insect repellent.
    • Garden Spray:

      • Mix citronella oil with water and a mild detergent to create a natural spray for plants and flowers to deter insects without harming them.
    • Foot Soak:

      • Add a few drops of citronella oil to a basin of warm water and soak your feet to help soothe tired muscles and repel insects.

    Remember to always dilute citronella oil properly before applying it to the skin and perform a patch test to check for sensitivity. Additionally, pregnant women, nursing mothers, and individuals with certain medical conditions should consult with a healthcare professional before using citronella oil.

  • Product Specs

    Botanical Name- Cymbopogon nardus

    Origin: Vietnam

    Method: Steam Distilled

    Characteristics: A yellowish-brown, mobile liquid with a fresh, powerful, lemony scent

    Blends well with: geranium, lemon, bergamot, orange, cedarwood and pine

    Principal Constituents: Geraniol, citranellol, geranyl acetate, limonene, camphene

    General Actions: Antiseptic, antispasmodic, bactericidal, deodorant, diaphoretic, diuretic, emmenagogue, febrifuge, fungicidal, insecticide, stomachic, tonic, vermifuge

    amber glass round bottle; dropper cap

    15 ml (0.5 oz)

    height: 2.6" diameter: 1.1"

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