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Citronella Essential Oil- Bulk

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Description

Dive into the multifaceted world of Citronella essential oil with Edens Garden. While you might associate Citronella primarily with keeping pesky bugs at bay during your camping trips, this oil offers so much more when it comes to aromatherapy benefits.

Commonly found in soaps, detergents, and cleaning products, Citronella is a household name for a good reason. But did you know that this oil also boasts an incredibly calming aroma? Imagine the soothing scent of Citronella filling your space, creating an ambiance of tranquility that you'll love coming home to.

Sourced from the vibrant island of Java in Indonesia, Citronella essential oil originates from a perennial and aromatic grass native to Sri Lanka and cultivated across many tropical regions. The extraction process involves steam distillation, resulting in an oil that serves as the starting material for isolating natural compounds like geraniol and citronellal.

So, how can you integrate Citronella essential oil into your daily routine? It's easy! Add a few drops to your diffuser for a serene atmosphere, use it in your DIY soap recipes for a refreshing twist, or mix it with a carrier oil for a soothing massage. Remember to perform a patch test before topical use. Once you've experienced the calming effects of Citronella essential oil, you'll wonder how you ever lived without it!

Details

Botanical Name: Cymbopogon winterianus

Origin: Indonesia

Method: Steam Distilled

Plant Part: Grass

Note: Top - Middle

Family: Poaceae

Synonym: Citronella Java

Blends Well With: Eucalyptus, Lavender, and other camphoraceous and floral aromas

Aroma: Citrusy, sweet, green, and herbaceous

Consistency: Thin

Color: Clear

Safety & Shelf life

Safety: Keep out of reach of children. If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult physician. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use internally unless instructed by a licensed aromatherapist or physician.


OK For Kids: 2+


Kids Max Dilution: 1%


Adult Max Dilution: 18.2%


Shelf Life: 2-3 Years


Pet Safety: Essential oils are generally safe to diffuse around adult cats and dogs intermittently. Ensure the room you’re diffusing in is well ventilated and that your pet can leave if desired. Discontinue use if you notice any adverse reaction. Avoid topical use and diffusing around young pets, small animals or pets with health problems.
Reports
Comments from GC/MS report:The analysis of this Citronella Oil batch sample meets the expected chemical profile for authentic essential oil of : Cymbopogon winterianus. No contamination or adulteration was detected. The results provided in this GCMS quality analysis reflect the chemical composition of the oil and lot referenced above on the date of analysis.

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How to Use

Apply Topically: Our citronella essential oil is 100% pure and undiluted. To apply to the skin, dilute with a high-quality Carrier Oil. Citronella blends well with other citrus essential oils, such as Lemon, Geranium and Eucalyptus. See our dilution chart here. We recommend performing a skin patch test when using a new essential oil topically.

Diffuse & Inhale: Breathe in your favorite Citronella essential oil using an essential oil diffuser or personal pocket inhaler. For instructions on how to use your diffuser, please refer to the diffuser's product page.

DIYs: Explore simple and fun recipes on The Drop, our essential oil blog with expert tips, EO news, and informative reads.


CHEER: Add to a personal inhaler and inhale as needed: 5 drops of Citronella, 5 drops of Tangerine and 5 drops of Grapefruit. Or add Citronella to your Thera Lux Nebulizing Diffuser and diffuse for 30-60 minutes.


CLOSET SPRAY: In a 12 ounce spray bottle add: 3 ounces of Lemongrass hydrosol, 3 ounces of Lavender hydrosol, 3 ounces of Peppermint hydrosol, 3 ounce of witch hazel, 55 drops of Citronella, 40 drops of Lemon Eucalyptus, 25 drops of Geranium and 20 drops of Cedarwood (Atlas). Shake well before each use to disperse essential oils in the water. Shelf life: 1 week


HAIR MASK: In a 2 ounce bottle add: 25 drops of Citronella, 15 drops of Tea Tree, 10 drops of Cedarwood (Atlas) and 10 drops of Lavender to 4 oz of Sesame. Massage into scalp and hair, cover with a shower cap or towel and leave on 6-8 hours. Shampoo hair well. Spritz the hair with 1 part apple cider vinegar 1 part water. Rinse and repeat daily for 5-7 days to help balance scalp problems.


TEEN SKIN: Add to an amber glass bottle: 2 drops of Citronella, 1 drop of Carrot Seed, 4 drops of Frankincense and 3 drops of Lavender (French) with 2 ounces of witch hazel and Polysorbate 20 (manufacturer's recommended amount). Shake well before each use; apply to problem skin as needed to prevent oily skin or redness. (0.8% dilution)


CLEANING SPRAY: Get rid of cleaning products with harmful chemicals and create your own natural cleaning agent with a pleasant scent. To an 8 ounce spray bottle add: 36 drops of Citronella, 40 drops of Peppermint and 22 drops of Tea Tree, then fill with 1/2 water and 1/2 grain alcohol. Shake well before each use to disperse the essential oils. Use to clean surface counters, floors, bathrooms, etc.


INSECT POTPOURRI: Place 2 cups of dried flowers or potpourri in a decorative bowl. Sprinkle: 10-15 drops of Citronella over the dried flowers. Place in any problem areas to discourage mosquitos and other pests.

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