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Citronella EO

Extraction: Steam Distilled from fresh, partially dried, or dried grass

Colour: Clear

Consistency: Thin

Perfumery Note: Top

Benefits: (mind): Refreshing, active, penetrating Good for oily skin. Used in conjunction with cedarwood for mosquito repellent. Also used for colds, flu, fatigue, headaches. Antiseptic, bacterial, insecticide.

Blends well with: bergamot and orange, geranium, lemon, lemongrass, cedarwood, pine

Strength of Initial Aroma: Medium

Aromatic Description: Citrusy (similar to lemongrass), slightly fruity, fresh, sweet.

Aromatherapy class: soothing 
Aroma type: citrus 
Traditional use: antiseptic, insect repellent, tea

Common Uses: Excessive perspiration, fatigue, headache, colds, flu, oily skin. Used in conjunction with cedarwood for mosquito repellent.

Safety Information: non-toxic, generally non-irritant, May cause dermatitis in some individuals, possible sensitization, avoid Citronella during pregnancy.

Cautions:  Avoid in allergic and inflammatory skin conditions. Avoid during pregnancy. Please use this oil in moderation.Do not take any oils internally. Do not apply undiluted oils, absolutes or other concentrated essences onto the skin.

If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, cancer or any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a certified Aroma therapist. Keep out of the reach of children.

Important Note:  The information provided herein, is for educational purposes only. This data is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.

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