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100% Pure Citronella Essential Oil

100% Pure Citronella Essential Oil

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Citronella oil is an essential oil obtained from the citronella herb, Cymbopogon nardus, and other related species.

Citronella is a plant commonly found in tropical and subtropical regions of Asia, Africa, and South America. This essential oil is known for its fresh, citrus aroma, and is used in a variety of applications due to its insect repellent properties and pleasant fragrance.

Here are some common ways citronella oil is used:

  • Insect repellent: Citronella oil is known for its insect repellent properties. It is commonly used in candles, lotions, creams and sprays to protect against mosquitoes and other flying insects.
  • Aromatherapy: The fresh, citrus aroma of lemongrass oil makes it a popular oil for aromatherapy. It can be used in diffusers to create a pleasant and fresh atmosphere in the home.
  • Skin Treatment: Citronella oil is believed to have antiseptic and antifungal properties, which is why it is sometimes used in treatments for athlete's foot and other skin conditions. However, it must be diluted properly before being applied to the skin as it can cause irritation in its pure form.
  • Pain relief: Some people use citronella oil to relieve muscle and joint pain through massage. It is mixed with a carrier oil before being applied to the skin to avoid irritation.
  • Deodorant: Because of its fresh scent, citronella oil is sometimes used in natural deodorant products.
  • Household Cleaning: Due to its antiseptic properties, citronella oil is sometimes used in natural household cleaners.

It is important to note that citronella oil is very concentrated and must be diluted properly before using it on the skin or at home. It is also advisable to perform a patch test on a small area of ​​skin to make sure it does not cause irritation.

Additionally, people with sensitive skin or allergies should use caution when using essential oils and, if in doubt, consult a healthcare professional or certified aroma therapist.

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