Citronella Oil is extracted from a resilient grass native to Sri Lanka and Java. It is a very aromatic perennial that grows approximately 1 meter (3 feet) in height. It is often used in combination with Cedarwood to produce pleasant-smelling patio candles and torches.
extraction: steam distillationplant part: leavesorigin: Indiabotanical name: cymbopogon nardus
Citronella has a medium aromatic note and blends well with: bergamot, orange, cedarwood, geranium, lemon, lavender and pine.
DIY potpourri to deter flying insects during seasonal months... *Place 2 cups of dried flowers or potpourri in a decorative bowl. Sprinkle: 10-15 drops of Citronella over the dried flowers. Place in any problem areas to discourage mosquitos and other pests.Aromatherapy is known as blending both science and art, using naturally extracted aromatic essences from plants to balance, harmonize and promote the health of body, mind and spirit.WARNINGS: If pregnant, nursing or under doctor’s care, consult with physician. Do not use undiluted on skin. Discontinue use if skin irritation occurs. Possible skin sensitizer. Keep out of reach of children. Do not consume. For external use only.Adults Max Dilution: 2%OK for Kids: 2+ years ; Kids Max Dilution: 1%Shelf Life: 2-3 Years
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