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Citronella - (Cymbopogon nardus) back

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.

Properties: Anti-inflammatory Powerful percutaneous, Mosquito repellent, Antifungal, Deodorant and antiseptic air , Anti-bacterial medium

Directions: Rheumatism, arthritis, tendonitis, Mosquito repellent and mosquito bites (curative), Excessive sweating, Purifies Air

External Use:
Mosquito bites: Local application of 1 or 2 drops.
Mosquito repellent: Use on exposed parts and for diffusion.
Rheumatism, tendinitis and arthritis: massage, diluted in vegetable oil.

Synergies: Mosquito repellent Cedarwood, Geranium.
Mosquito bites: Lavender, Peppermint, Rheumatism, tendonitis
Arthritis: Eucalyptus, Juniper Berry

Specialties: Not Recommended for pregnant women

Caution: Keep out of reach of children. Some oils are prohibited to pregnant women and children. Keep away from flame.