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Citronella

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CitronellaCitronella essential oil is steam distilled from aerial parts and leaves.

Cymbopogan nardus

 

Historically, this plant has been used to help keep surface areas clean and to keep insects at bay along with many topical and aromatic uses.

Aromatic Benefits

An essential oil, when inhaled, can reach the emotional center of the brain within seconds. This is one of the incredible benefits of aromatherapy. Citronella essential oil is refreshing, uplifting, stimulating and equally calming.

Topical Benefits

Combined with a carrier oil, Citronella can be applied topically to help benefit the skin. It also makes a good companion in massage oil for an overall massage including the abdomen. Citronella is also know as a skin-penetrating enhancer when layering with other complimentary essential oil.

Applications

Citronella can be used both topically and aromatically by following the instructions on the label. Diffuse for an uplifting refreshing environment, or use topically to benefit the skin and muscles.

Companion Oils

Citronella pairs well with bergamot, cedarwood, geranium, lemon, orange, and pine.

Citronella 1

 

For more information and a printable .pdf, click here.

 

Interesting fact: This oil belongs to the same family of aromatic, oil-rich tropical grasses as lemongrass and palmarosa.

Author: scentsableliving

Hi, my name is Tanya. I invite you to join me on this exciting journey of discovering a more natural approach to caring for ourselves and those we love. I believe that God has given us everything we need in order to take back our health, and our lives, by creating chemical free homes and obtaining financial freedom. Welcome to Scentsable Living.

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