Natural by Nature Citronella Oil is used as an insect repellent to deter mosquitoes and other flying insects. Used for the respiratory system when suffering from hay fever. Citronella is disliked by cats and rodents.It is a deodorant and can refresh sweaty, tired feet. Has a strong, sweet lemony aroma.
Citronella Oil is used in Europe as a room disinfectant and an air-freshener. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) classifies it as a biopesticide with a non-toxic mode of action. This oil is best used in lower concentrations as it may cause irritation in sensitive people.
Benefits of Citronella Oil:
- Good insect repellent
- Treats and prevents colds, fevers and headaches
- Suppresses growth of fungus
- Relives anxiety
How to use:
In the Bath & Shower - add 5 drops to sufficient bath oil, gel or a carrier oil. For children over 2 years of age, use 2 drops with sufficient bath oil or carrier oil.
Inhalation - add 4-6 drops of citronella oil to a bowl of steaming water, place towel over your head and breath. This technique helps clear your head and nose.
Massage - for adults, use fifteen drops with approximately two tablespoons of carrier oil. For children over 2, use 6 drops of ginger oil in the same amount of carrier oil.
Diffusers & Burners - use 1-3 drops to energise and lift mood.