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Used extensively as an effective natural repellent, Citronella has a variety of active properties that offer useful applications on your body, in your garden, on your pets and in your home. Its refreshing, lemon-sweet fragrance and stimulating qualities are cleansing and tonic for a range of therapeutic uses. Blends well with Geranium, all Eucalyptus oils, Lemongrass.
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$19.95 (NZD) incl GST
Used extensively as an effective natural repellent, Citronella has a variety of active properties that offer useful applications on your body, in your garden, on your pets and in your home. Its refreshing, lemon-sweet fragrance and stimulating qualities are cleansing and tonic for a range of therapeutic uses. Blends well with Geranium, all Eucalyptus oils, Lemongrass.
Used extensively as an effective natural repellent, Citronella has a variety of active properties that offer useful applications on your body, in your garden, on your pets and in your home. Its refreshing, lemon-sweet fragrance and stimulating qualities are cleansing and tonic for a range of therapeutic uses. Blends well with Geranium, all Eucalyptus oils, Lemongrass.
  • Insect Repellent
    Diffuse a few drops in a diffuser or apply in carrier oil to the skin to repel annoying insects.
  • Plant Pests
    Citronella can be added to a little warm water, shaken vigorously and sprayed on your lettuce to repel pests, repeat 3 days in a row. Totally non-toxic.
  • Cat Repellent
    Spray 20 drops of citronella diluted in 200 ml of warm water where cats scratch or urinate. They dislike the scent and will avoid these areas. It is safe for use on furniture.
  • Flea Repellent
    Add 20 drops of citronella and 20 drops of Eucalyptus to warm water and spray on carpet and furniture. Repeat as required.
Safety: The scent of Citronella may be irritating to some asthmatics. If ingested, drink milk. Avoid eyes, flush with water. Keep out of reach of children. Please note: Therapeutic plant oils are used to support natural body process for optimum health and wellbeing. The information here is NOT meant as recommendation for cure of any medical condition or disease.
Citronella was originally grown in Sri Lanka with historical practices including the treatment of fever, intestinal parasites and digestive and menstrual problems. In Chinese medicine it has also been used to ease rheumatic pain. The aroma of citronella is said to have an uplifting and stimulating effect on the mind with useful application for headaches, and also employed in soaps and deodorants. Citronella essential oil has long been used for its safe, natural insect repellent properties. Please note: the traditional uses listed here are for reference only and under no circumstances should they be taken as recommendations for cures or treatments for diseases or medical conditions. Therapeutic oils are used to support natural body functions and work in harmony with our body's physiology.
Cymbopogon wintrianus, grass, distilled, certified organic, Nepal.
Geraniol, Citral, Citronellal, Citronellol
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Uses
  • Insect Repellent
    Diffuse a few drops in a diffuser or apply in carrier oil to the skin to repel annoying insects.
  • Plant Pests
    Citronella can be added to a little warm water, shaken vigorously and sprayed on your lettuce to repel pests, repeat 3 days in a row. Totally non-toxic.
  • Cat Repellent
    Spray 20 drops of citronella diluted in 200 ml of warm water where cats scratch or urinate. They dislike the scent and will avoid these areas. It is safe for use on furniture.
  • Flea Repellent
    Add 20 drops of citronella and 20 drops of Eucalyptus to warm water and spray on carpet and furniture. Repeat as required.
Safety: The scent of Citronella may be irritating to some asthmatics. If ingested, drink milk. Avoid eyes, flush with water. Keep out of reach of children. Please note: Therapeutic plant oils are used to support natural body process for optimum health and wellbeing. The information here is NOT meant as recommendation for cure of any medical condition or disease.
Historical Info
Citronella was originally grown in Sri Lanka with historical practices including the treatment of fever, intestinal parasites and digestive and menstrual problems. In Chinese medicine it has also been used to ease rheumatic pain. The aroma of citronella is said to have an uplifting and stimulating effect on the mind with useful application for headaches, and also employed in soaps and deodorants. Citronella essential oil has long been used for its safe, natural insect repellent properties. Please note: the traditional uses listed here are for reference only and under no circumstances should they be taken as recommendations for cures or treatments for diseases or medical conditions. Therapeutic oils are used to support natural body functions and work in harmony with our body's physiology.
Origin
Cymbopogon wintrianus, grass, distilled, certified organic, Nepal.
Key Components
Geraniol, Citral, Citronellal, Citronellol
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