Absolute Essential Citronella Oil (Organic) - ON SALE!
Certified Organic, Nepal.
A refreshing and cleansing plant distillation broadly useful as a natural insect repellent for skin, garden, pets and home.
Absolute Essential Citronella Oil (Organic) has a refreshing, lemon-sweet fragrance and stimulating qualities that are cleansing and useful for a range of therapeutic uses.
Used extensively as an effective natural bug repellent, citronella essential oil has a variety of active properties that offer useful applications on your body, in your garden, on your pets and in your home. See the lesser known benefits and uses below!
Blends well with Geranium, all Eucalyptus oils, Lemongrass.
Directions for Use:
Insect Repellent - Add 5-10 drops to a diffuser or apply in a carrier oil to the skin to repel unwanted insects.
Bug Repellent for Plants - Add 10-20 drops to a little warm water, shake vigorously and spray onto your edible greens, repeat for 3 days.
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 diluted in 200 ml of warm water where cats scratch or urinate. Repeat as required.
Flea Repellent - Add 20 drops of Citronella and 20 drops of Eucalyptus Australiana to warm water and spray on dogs stomach, armpits etc or bedding, carpet and furniture. Repeat as required.
Traditional & Historical Information:
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.
The scent of Citronella may be irritating to some asthmatics. If accidentially ingested do not induce vomiting, follow with Olive oil or milk and seek advice from a health specialist. Avoid contact with eyes - flush with water. Keep out of reach of children.
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.