Botanical source: Cymbopogon winterianus
Plant part used: The herb
Production: Wild harvested and certified organic
Extraction method: Steam distillation
Fragrance profile: A smooth, fresh lemony oil with subtle herbaceous notes and delicate floral top notes
Fragrance energy: Fresh-lemony
Properties: Refreshing, cooling, clarifying, awakening, expansive, uplifting
Chinese medicine function: To activate the Qi, clear heat and harmonize the spirit
Citronella is the premier oil for repelling the widest range of mosquito species and has shown effectiveness with ticks as well. Make a "bug-away" spray with 5-10 drops of the oil to 2 oz of water, using sprayer top. Shake well before misting away. Safe to spray on clothing as well as skin.
Complementary blending: Coriander leaf, May chang, Lemongrass, Lemon eucalyptus, Geranium, Lemon, Bergamot, Atlas cedarwood, Sweet orange, Grapefruit, May chang, Grand fir
For external use only. Properly dilute all essential oils in lotion or vegetable carrier oil before massage or other topical use. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, have any health conditions, or are taking medications, please consult your healthcare provider prior to using essential oils.