BOTANICAL NAME: Cymbopogon winterianus
PLANT PART: Leaves
EXTRACTION METHOD: Steam distilled
DESCRIPTION: Clear light yellow to brownish liquid
AROMATIC SUMMARY: top note of medium aroma, Citronella has a well-rounded lemony scent, though it is much softer and has subtle wood tones.
BLEND SWITH:. Orange,Geranium, Bergamot, Lemon, Lavender, Pine
BENEFITS AND USES: slows or prevents the growth or spread of harmful airborne bacteria, repels flying insects, uplifts negative moods, relaxes the body and mind. It is reputed to reduce muscles spasms, ease headaches, and boost energy, eliminate head and body lice, enhance skin health, conditions the hair, protects it from sun damage, boosts volume, and removes tangles.
FACTS OF INTEREST:. This oil is extracted from a resilient grass native to Sri Lanka and Java. It is a very aromatic perennial that grows approximately 1 meter (3 feet) in height. It is often used in combination with Cedarwood to produce pleasant-smelling patio candles and torches
CAUTIONS: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals, and should be avoided by those allergic to ragweed: this oil should not be used by those who are pregnant or under the care of a physician. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.