Essential Oil: Citronella - Organic - Saratoga Botanicals, LLC

Essential Oil: Citronella - Organic

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Therapeutic grade. Made with certified organic ingredients. Steam distilled.


Citronella (Cymbopogon nardis) Citronella is commonly known for its insect repellent properties, but it is also widely used as a boost for the immune system, and for the nervous system, helping with fatigue, headaches, and neuralgia. It has a pleasant lemony scent, which is widely used in the perfume industry. Citronella is a natural detoxifier, it is an anti-inflammatory,  antiseptic, antimicrobial, antifungal, and a natural wound healer.

Aromatic Description: Citrusy, slightly fruity, fresh, sweet

Skin Benefits: Anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antimicrobial, antifungal, healing of infectious skin conditions, and a natural wound healer

Common Uses: Muscle aches, fungal infections, fatigue, depression, insect repellant, kitchen/bathroom home cleaner

Energetics: Uplifting

Blends Well With: Citrus, herbaceous, wood and spice families - cedarwood, clary sage, eucalyptus, rosemary, peppermint.

Recommended Skin Type: All skin types, especially acne-prone and oily

Cautions: Do not use essential oils internally, and do not apply undiluted essential oils to the skin without qualified professional advice. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, or any other medical problem, use oils only under the advice of a qualified practitioner. Use extreme caution when using essential oils with children.

“This information is provided for educational purposes only.The essential oil profiles provided by Saratoga Botanicals are for educational purposes only and are intended to provide a generalized reference for safety information, properties, constituents and common uses. The data is not necessarily complete, and is not guaranteed to be accurate. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.”

Therapeutic grade. Made with certified organic ingredients. Steam distilled.

As with any essential oil, make sure to mix with carrier oils at proper ratios before applying to the skin.

We never recommend ingesting any essential oil.

Please make sure to review or safety and use guides prior to use.