Citronella - (Cymbopogon nardus)
Citronella belongs to the same family of aromatic oil rich tropical grasses as Lemongrass and Palmarose.
The essential oil:
This is distilled from the leaves, and is yellow to dark brown with a very strong aromatic lemony smell.
The principal constituents are citronellol (30 - 50%) and geraniol, with traces of citral and various terpenes.
Anti-inflammatory Powerful percutaneous, Mosquito repellent, Antifungal, Deodorant and antiseptic air , Anti-bacterial medium
Rheumatism, arthritis, tendonitis, Mosquito repellent and mosquito bites (curative), Excessive sweating, Purifies Air
External Use: Mosquito bites:
Local application of 1 or 2 drops.
Use on exposed parts and for diffusion.
Rheumatism, tendinitis and arthritis:
massage, diluted in vegetable oil.
Mosquito repellent Cedarwood, Geranium.
Lavender, Peppermint, Rheumatism, tendonitis
Eucalyptus, Juniper Berry
Not Recommended for pregnant women
Keep out of reach of children. Some oils are prohibited to pregnant women and children. Keep away from flame.