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ECO. Citronella Pure Essential Oil 10ml
ECO. Citronella Pure Essential Oil 10ml
Eco. Modern Essentials

ECO. Citronella Pure Essential Oil 10ml

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Size: 10ml / 0.30fl.oz

Botanical nameCymbopogan Nardus (Citronella) oil
Source: China

A familiar addition to outdoor gatherings in Summer, Citronella has long been prized as an effective insect repellent. The fresh, lemon like scent of Citronella has an uplifting quality and can be used to freshen up musty rooms and deodorise kitchen smells.

Benefits

  • Antiseptic and antibacterial properties.
  • Great for tired muscles or nerve and arthritic pain.
  • Helpful for respiratory infections.
  • A well-known insect repellent.

 

How to use

  • Diffuser: Add 6-8 drops of your Citronella essential oil to a diffuser.
  • Quick fix: A few deep inhalations from the bottle can help when you are at work, in the car or anytime you need a quick break.
  • Shower: Add 2-3 drops to the corner of the shower and enjoy the benefits of steam inhalation.
  • Hand or foot bath: Add 2 drops to a bowl of water.
  • Compress: Add 2 drops of essential oil to a bowl of water. For treating inflammation or to cool down use cold to room temperature water. For aching tight muscles use warm to hot water. Agitate a face washer in the water, wring out excess moisture and apply washer to the affected area. Repeat two or three times as the compress cools down or warms up.
  • Steam Treatment: Add 2 drops of essential oil to a bowl of steaming hot water. Place your face close to the bowl and cover the back of your head and bowl with a towel to trap the aromatic vapours. Caution due to risk of burns or scalding and keep eyes covered during treatment.
  • Cleaning: Add up to 20 drops to a spray bottle filled with water and use on surfaces. Shake well before each use.
  • Massage: Use a 2.5% dilution; 15 drops per 30ml carrier oil.

Blends well with: Lemon and Bergamot, Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Lavender, Peppermint, Pine, Rosemary, Sandalwood, and Tea Tree.

 

Ingredients

Cymbopogon winteranus (citronella) oil.

 

Safety Cautions

Not for internal use. Keep out of reach of Children and Pets. Always use a carrier oil when applying essential oils directly to the skin. It is recommended to seek a healthcare Practitioners advice before using essential oils during Pregnancy, with medical conditions and for Children. Use this oil with caution around pets, never use topically and store bottles out of reach. If you have any concerns contact your vet.