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The lemony citrus scent of citronella is a perfect refreshing scent. Citronella is perfect for use in soaps and candles because of its fresh scent. It can help to support a healthy respiratory system and also aid in relaxation. The citrus tones are more soft than a typical lemon and are combined with a subtle wood scent.
Botanical Name: Cymbopogon winterianus
Country of Origin: India, Indonesia, Paraguay, China
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Leaves
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Aromatic Scent: Lemony citrus type scent, though it is much softer than actual Lemon with subtle wood tones
Blends Well With: Bergamot, Cedarwood Virginian, Geranium Egyptian, Lavender, Lemon, Orange Sweet, and Pine Scots.
Cautions: None known.
Combine equal parts of Citronella, Lemongrass and Cinnamon Leaf, add to water or witch hazel and spray around the perimeter to make your outdoor gathering more pleasant. To help promote a clean environment in your home during seasonal illness threats, diffuse equal parts of Citronella and Cinnamon Leaf into the air.
Dilute to 1-3%. Add to your favorite carrier oil to help with underarm perspiration.
The International Federation of Aromatherapists does not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy. All cautions listed for individual oils do not include those cautions from ingestion.
The Food and Drug Administration does not evaluate this statement. This product does not diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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