Product Description & Overview
Citronella Country of Origin: Sri Lanka Botanical Name: Cymbopogon Nardus Many cultures value the medicinal use of the Citronella leaves for stimulation and insect repellents.
It is fresh, powerful, lemony in scent and yellowish-brown in colour.
It is also a refreshing and clarifying oil.
Citronella comes in two main types - Java and Ceylon.
We have introduced an oil from Sri Lanka, which is the only source of the Ceylon type, produced from the Lenabatu variety of citronella grass.
Java-type is produced in many countries other than Indonesia, in particular China.
Citronella has a powerful lemony aroma which blends well with all citrus and woody oils and is very widely used in household cleaning products and insecticides.
For a natural air freshener add 3 drops of Citronella, 3 drops of Geranium and 2 drops of Pine to a clean plant spray filled with water, shake well and spray into the air.
Avoid polished surfaces and pets.
Or, try 2 drops of Citronella, 2 drops of Cedarwood and 2 drops of Eucalyptus Citriodora in an oil burner or diffuser, this can help maintain an insect-free BBQ.
Main Theraputic Properties: Antibacterial, Antispasmodic, Digestive stimulant, Anti-inflammatory, Antifungal, Insecticide.
Contraindications: Non toxic.
Do not use on sensitive or damaged skin.
Did you know: Citronella grass has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for centuries to treat flatulence and colic.
Chakra: Throat Chinese Element: Earth Country of Origin: Sri Lanka Plant Family: Poaceae (Gramineae) Method of Extraction: The oil is steam distilled from the dried or partly dried grass.
Citronella grass grows up to 1.
5 meters in height.
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