Botanical Name: Cymbopogon nardus
Country of Origin: Sri Lanka/Ceylon
Application: Aromatically & Topically | Sensitive
Plant Part: Grass
Extraction Method: Steam distillation
Aromatic Description: Citrusy, slightly fruity, fresh, and sweet with a slightly bitter and herbaceous undertone.
Main Chemical Components: Citronellal, Geraniol, Citronellol, Limonene, Camphene.
Blends well with: Bergamot, Cedarwood, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Lavender, Lemon, Peppermint, and Tea Tree essential oils.
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Citronella essential oil is derived from the leaves and stems of the Cymbopogon nardus or Cymbopogon winterianus plant, which are native to Southeast Asia. This oil is known for its fresh, lemony, and citrus-like aroma, which makes it a popular ingredient in perfumes, candles, and insect repellents.
Citronella essential oil has a variety of therapeutic properties. It is commonly used in aromatherapy to promote feelings of relaxation and reduce stress and anxiety. It also has antifungal and antibacterial properties, which make it useful for treating skin infections and wounds. In addition, citronella oil is a natural insect repellent, making it a popular choice for outdoor activities.
The top terpenes found in Citronella essential oil include:
- Citronellal: This terpene is responsible for the fresh, lemony scent of citronella essential oil. It is known for its antifungal and antibacterial properties, which make it a popular ingredient in natural cleaning products.
- Geraniol: This terpene has been shown to have antifungal, antibacterial, and antioxidant properties. It is commonly used in perfumes and cosmetics for its floral aroma.
- Limonene: This terpene has a fresh, citrusy aroma and is known for its antibacterial and antifungal properties. It is commonly found in cleaning products, cosmetics, and personal care items.
These compounds contribute to the numerous health benefits of Citronella essential oil, such as improving mood, boosting the immune system, and repelling insects. It can also be used topically to soothe skin irritations and promote healthy-looking skin.
At Earth's Oils, we are committed to providing our customers with the highest quality essential oils available. Our Citronella Essential Oil is 100% pure and natural, free from any synthetic additives or harmful chemicals. We also ensure that every batch of our oil is rigorously tested for purity and potency, so you can feel confident in the quality of our products.
In conclusion, Citronella Essential Oil is a versatile and valuable oil that offers a range of therapeutic properties. With its fresh, lemony aroma and natural insect-repelling properties, it can be used to promote relaxation, repel insects, and soothe skin irritations. Whether you're looking to improve your overall well-being or simply enjoy the refreshing scent, Earth's Oils Citronella Essential Oil is the perfect choice for all your essential oil needs. However, it's important to note that this oil is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Please take note of the following precautions:
- Possible skin sensitivity may occur.
- Keep out of reach of children.
- If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, it is advisable to consult with your physician before using the product.
- Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.
Please be informed that our bottles are filled by volume, and while some bottle sizes may not be filled to the top, they do contain the specified volume of oil.
We are committed to providing our customers with only the purest essential oils of the highest quality at the lowest possible prices. Our essential oils are 100% pure therapeutic grade, and we offer a 100% Risk-Free, 60-Day Money Back Guarantee because we are confident that you will love our products. Our complete refund policy can be found on our website.
***Please note that the International Federation of Aromatherapists advises against the internal consumption of essential oils unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy.
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