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Citronella Essential Oil, Natural Mosquito Repellent

Citronella essential oil is one of the most widely used as a natural insect repellent. It is the most popular natural ingredient in mosquito repelling products such as scented candles, lotions, sprays, wristbands, collars and more.

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Citronella Essential Oil

Citronella oil is extracted from the fresh leaves of Cymbopogon Nardus, which is native to Sri Lanka and Java, by steam distillation method. Citronella has a lemony and woody aroma.

  • Botanical Name : Cymbopogon nardus
  • Plant Part : Leaf/Grass
  • Extraction : Steam Distillation
  • Size : 10ml
  • Bottle : Amber glass bottle

Citronella Essential Oil Benefits & Uses

Citronella is a known powerful natural insect repellent, but its benefits and uses extend beyond keeping bugs at bay. It has been used to treat infections, rashes, and other health conditions. Its crisp, sweet, and fresh fragrance is complex—valued by perfumers for its nuances, which include citrusy and woodsy notes.

  • In Aromatherapy : Citronella's lemon citrusy and subtle woody aroma blends well with most essential oils in the citrus, floral, herbaceous and wood families. Citronella essential oil is used in aromatherapy to elevate mood and reduce stress. It has both uplifting and calming benefits.
    One of the best ways to get the aromatherapy benefits of Citronella is using a diffuser. Diffuse it to promote uplifting, relaxing, and confident feelings. 
  • For Healthy hair : Another popular uses of citronella oil is to promote hair growth. It helps maintain moisture in the scalp and improves blood circulation, which promotes healthy hair growth. Mix 2-3 drops with a carrier oil like Jojoba oil. Massage it into your scalp, and leave on for 5 minutes before washing out thoroughly with shampoo and conditioner.
  • Natural Mosquito Repellent : Citronella oil has been used as one of the oldest effective insect repellent, especially for mosquitos. This oil is not safe for cats and dogs. If you are looking for pet friendly insect repellent, try to use Lemon Eucalyptus Oil - This natural mosquito repellent is known to be safe for humans and pets. 
  • Used in topical applications, Citronella eliminates and prevents the growth of fungus on wounds, speeds up the healing of wounds, thanks to its antifungal and anti-inflammatory properties. It is beneficial for promoting and maintaining a rejuvenated complexion for all skin types. It is also used to heal skin conditions such as acne, eczema, and dermatitis.

Diffusing Citronella Mosquito Repellent Blend

Simply mix 2 drops of Citronella Oil, 2 drops of Lemongrass Oil and 2 drops of Cedarwood Oil. This blend creates a fresh scent and helps to relieve stress whilst naturally repelling mosquitoes.

Buy pure Citronella oil at purelyBlack Australia and make your own Citronella Mosquito Repellent.