Citronella Essential Oil - 10ml
What is Citronella Essential Oil?
Originating in Asia, Cintronella essential oil is made through a process of steam distillation of the plant in the Cymbopogon Genus, like many Essential oils, Citronella has certain benefits, and has been used in Indonesia and china for hundreds of years to treat rashes, infections, and other health conditions.
Benefits of Citronella Essential Oil
One of the main benefits of Citronella is its use as an insect repellent, a study conducted in 2011 found that when mixed with Vanillin (found in vanilla beans) it could effectively act as an insect repellent for up to 3 hours.
This natural citrus scent will envelop the room, how will it affect you? A study in 2001 concluded that some people find Citronella to be stimulating, others relaxing, it really depends on the person.
- Country of Origin: Indonesia (Java)
- Plant part used: Dried grass
- Process of extraction: Steam Distillation