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Aroma: Fresh, sweet, citrus, lemony
Citronella essential oil is steam distilled from the leaves (grass), it has a fresh, citrus—like scent. Commonly known for its natural insect repellent properties, though it has many other uses in aromatherapy.
The oil is steam distilled from a tall, aromatic, perennial grass originally native to Sri Lanka. This oil is the known as Java citronella, and has a fresh, powerful, lemon—like scent. Some traditional other uses: for colds, flu and neuralgia, to relieve pain of rheumatism and arthritis, melancholy. When used as an aromatherapy tool combining it with Lemon oil can bring even more of a brightening effect to the mind. Avoid using on sensitive or damaged skin.
Note: Although remedial, people with major health ailments like cancer, or epilepsy should avoid use. Non—toxic, non—irritant, possible sensitization in some individuals. Not to be used while pregnant.