Citronella Essential Oil In Brief

Loved for it’s ability to ward off mosquitoes and other bugs, amazing essential oil has many other healing abilities due to it’s anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and deeply pacifying actions. Also, repellent to cats and dogs, it helps keep them away from areas where they are not welcome.

Citronella Essential Oil Main Uses

  • Anti-bacterial
  • Anti-fungal
  • Antioxidant – reduces cellular + free radical damage + boosts immunity
  • Antiseptic
  • Analgesic & Anti-inflammatory: soothes muscle pain + Arthritis
  • Anti-helminthic, thus expels parasitic worms, leeches & other parasites from the body by either stunning or killing them without causing any damage to the host
  • Relaxation
  • Respiratory infections
  • Circulation
  • Stress + sleep aid
  • Fever
  • Insect repellent
  • Neuralgia
  • Fatigue + nervous exhaustion

Citronella Essential Oil For Skincare

  • Potent antioxidant, (Geraniol), & phytochemicals which help decrease rashes + inflammation + infections + pain + fights free radical damage etc.
  • Anti-inflammatory essential oils are anti-ageing
  • Effective for infectious skin conditions + heat rash
  • Reduces excessive perspiration
  • Insect bite salve

Citronella Essential Oil Extraction Method: Steam distillation

Active Constituents: Geraniol (monoterpenol).+ Citronellal (aldehyde) + Citronellol (monoterpenol) + Limonene + (E)-Methyl isoeugenol + Champhene + Citronellyl acetate

Combines well with: lemon + cedar wood + clary sage + eucalyptus + geranium + lavender, + peppermint + rosemary + tea tree

Citronella Oil alternative: Eucalyptus Lemon Essential Oil

Contraindications: None known. Citronella Essential Oil is Non-toxic to humans & animals.

Citronella Oil Interesting Fact: Citronella is the most commonly used essential oil in Wild As The Wind products.

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