CITRONELLA (Cymbopogon nardus)
SOURCE: Sri Lanka
Citronella essential oil is obtained by steam distillation.
It is clear and it's consistency is thin. Citronella oil has fresh, sweet, fruity/citrus aroma.
USES: In aromatherapy Citronella Essential Oil is used for excessive perspiration, fatigue, headache and oily skin.
It is also a very good insect repellant.
CAUTION: Always dilute Citronella essential oil to 1% or less in a carrier oil before application to the skin. Avoid use during pregnancy.