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Citronella 100% Pure Essential Oil 1/2 oz (15 ml) 100% Pure Oil
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Citronella 100% Pure Essential Oil

1/2 oz (15 ml) 100% Pure Oil
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  • Promotes digestive health**
  • Soothes joints and muscles**
  • Invigorating, uplifting, clarifying and balancing**
  • Stimulates the senses**
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

Citronella

Citronella is a hardy, aromatic perennial grass with long, narrow leaves and cane-like stems. It grows abundantly in Sri Lanka, Java, and Vietnam and thrives in tropical environments. This sweeping grass’s scent is popularly used to keep insects away. Citronella has lemony overtones, but its fragrance layers evolve as they mingle with the air. Its deeper, earthy notes weave into the lighter ones, grounding and energizing in one unique blend.

Plant Part Used

Grass

Extraction Method

Steam distilled

Aroma

Medium strength. Woody and slightly sweet in scent.

Emotional Benefits

Invigorating, uplifting and clarifying.** Balances and stimulates the senses.**

Wellness Benefits

Supports healthy digestion and eases muscular and joint discomfort.**

Blends Well With

Bergamot, Citrus Oils, Cedarwood, Geranium, Pine, Sandalwood

History of Citronella

The graceful arches of this tropical grass release a faint but invigorating fragrance that is captured most potently in its essential oil. Its aroma is fresh and warming, delicately dancing between sweet citrus and earthy wood. In Traditional Chinese health practices, citronella is valued for easing joint and muscle discomfort and for activating ‘yang’ qualities on both mental and physical levels.** Yang is often associated with the sun, spring, summer, and the day – lending the receiver warmth, energy and strength. Citronella’s uplifting qualities will gently transport you as your mind opens, your senses heighten, and your body soaks in its complex fragrance harmonies.

Recipes Using Citronella Oil

Fresh-Squeezed Blend

A juicy, energizing mixture that will make your tongue jealous!

4 drops Citronella Oil
2 drops Lemon Oil
2 drops Eucalyptus Oil
2 drops Orange Oil

August Night Blend

A fading sun, a warm breeze...  Relax, summer is still here.

4 drops Citronella Oil
4 drops Lemon Oil
2 drops Jasmine Oil
2 drops Bergamot Oil

Aromatherapy Uses

Bath

Add 5-10 drops to hot bath water

Shower

Sprinkle 5-10 drops into the shower steam before stepping in

Massage

8-10 drops of essential oil per 1 ounce of carrier oil

Inhalation

Inhale directly or use with a burner or diffuser

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