Citronella Essential Oil

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Citronella Essential Oil
Latin Name: Cymbopogon winterianus

100% Pure Natural Oil - Refreshing and Cleansing
Yellow-brown oil with a fresh and powerful lemon aroma
Considered to be useful for clearing oily complexions and preventing excessive perspiration
A popular natural insect repellent
Used in Aromatherapy and massage to ease chills, colds, flu, headaches and migraine

Citronella essential oil is extracted from a grass through the process of steam distillation, using either fresh or dried chopped grass. The oil has a sweet and slightly lemony scent, is yellowy brown in colour and has a refreshing and cleansing nature.

Registered with the Vegan Society: The Vegan Society are one of the most widely recognised vegan organisation in Europe. They register vegan products throughout the UK, ensuring they meet their strict vegan standards. Registered vegan products do not contain animal ingredients, and the ingredients have never been tested on animals. The processing aids used in the manufacturing process are also vegan. The sunflower is depicted next to all our vegan friendly products, which makes them easy to spot and proves that these products are registered with the vegan society. You can see the sunflower logo depicted on various vegan products throughout the UK and Europe, including most of the products you see on our website.

Main Uses:
Citronella is renowned for its ability to repel insects and as such it is often found as the main if not the only fragrant ingredient in insect repellent candles, sprays and natural flea treatments. Another effective method of using the oil as an insect repellent is by simply pouring a few drops onto a cloth or burning it in a diffuser.

In skincare, Citronella is believed to help cleanse and clear oily skin and to prevent excessive perspiration.

In aromatherapy, Citronella oil is used to ease fatigue, tension and headaches.

Blends Well With:
Bergamot, lemon, geranium, pine, orange, lavender and cedarwood

100% Citronella Oil

INCI: Cymbopogon winterianus

Main Constituents are:

Citronellic acid, borneol, citronellol, geraniol, nerol, citral, camphene, citronellal, dipentene and limonene.

Store in a cool, dry place away from sunlight.

Note: For external use only. Do not ingest.

Note from seller:
We describe and promote our products in good faith. The information provided about the beneficial properties of all of our products are derived from the use and characteristics commonly attributed to it. The views expressed in the descriptions are not based on facts and benefits of our products may vary from person to person. It is always advisable to seek the opinion of a professional in the field. This is a natural product and the colour of the oil can vary from batch to batch. The display picture of this product may differ from the product received. The container size will change dependent on what size product that is ordered.

As our products are natural, the colour and odour may vary from batch to batch. We are continually improving our products and so on occasion the product you receive may differ slightly in appearance from images displayed on our website.

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Certification Leaping Bunny, Registered with the Vegan Society
Extraction Method Steam Distillation
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Quality Non Organic, 100% Pure
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Use and Benefits Aromatherapy, Skincare and Massage
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