Citronella Essential Oil (Cymbopogon nardus) is popularly used as an insect deterrent. Traditionally it has also been used to prevent food spoilage due to fungus and bacteria.
Citronella has also been used by various cultures to combat intestinal parasites, menstrual issues and was historically used to sanitize and deodorize surfaces.
To enhance the effect of Citronella when used as an insect repellent, combine it with Cedarwood.
Citronella is also a powerful antioxidant and combats bacteria, fungus and parasites. Also useful against inflammation and muscle and nerve spasms, digestive issues, respiratory infections, to relieve anxiety and for skin issues like acne, eczema and oily skin. Its fragrance is refreshing and uplifting.
Citronella rates 312,000 uTE/100g on the ORAC scale.
Key Constituents of Citronella Essential Oil:
Geraniol — 18-30%
Limonene — 5-10%
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