Citronella Essential Oil

RM25.90RM210.00

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ORIGIN
Nepal

SCIENTIFIC NAME
Cymbopogon winterianus

PARTS USED
Grass

EXTRACTION METHOD
Steam distilled

NOTE CLASSIFICATION
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AROMA
Rich, fresh, sweet, lemony

OVERVIEW
Citronella is used in perfumery and is widely known as an insect repellant.

BLENDS WELL WITH
Bergamot, cedarwood, citrus oils, geranium, pine, sandalwood.

HERBAL MISCELLANY
Cymbopogon winterianus or Java citronella has a higher geraniol and citronellol content then Cymbopogon nardus or Sri Lanka citronella. Because of these constituents Java citronella is used more in perfumery.

PRECAUTIONS
Oil Specific: Avoid while pregnant. May cause skin irritation.
General: As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.

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This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.