Citronella Essential Oil

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Botanical Name: Cymbopogon Nardus

Country of Origin: China

Cultivation Method: Conventional

Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled

Consistency: Thin Liquid

Aromatic Description: Citrusy (similar to lemongrass), slightly fruity, fresh, sweet

Perfumery Note: Top

Aromatherapy Properties: (Uses) Used as an insecticide and antidepressant. Its most useful quality seems to be as an insect repellant and may also help pets get rid of fleas. Also known to clear the mind so may be useful against headaches and migraines. Its deodorant and stimulating properties always refresh sweaty tired feet, activating the whole body.

Blends well with: Citrus oils, Cedarwood Atlas, Eucalyptus Globulus, Peppermint, and Eucalyptus Radiata.

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