English name: Citronella essential oil
Scientific name of the plant: Cymbopogon nardus
The family of the plant: Poaceae
Description: Obtained from above-ground parts by steam distillation.
Fragrance: lemony, fruity, fresh, sweet
Fragrance level: Medium
Composition: Limonane, gamma, alphapinene
Compatible oils: Lemon, bergamot, cedar, sage, eucalyptus, geranium, lavender, peppermint, rosemary, sandalwood and tea tree oil
EFFECTS, APPLICATIONS AND USAGE
- It is a preferred oil for relieving energy deficiency, relieving fatigue, and increasing the level of physical and mental activity. It can be used as a diffuser, censer, bath water, and a few drops can be dripped onto clothes and pillows.
- It is effective in insect and fly bites as an insect and fly repellent.
- It is effective in muscle aches and pains, infectious skin problems, fever, rash, excessive sweating, fungal infections.
- Essential oils should not be consumed directly orally.
- Essential oils should not be inhaled directly.
- Contact with the mucosa should be avoided.
- It should not come into contact with the eyes. In case of contact, the eyes should be washed immediately with plenty of water.
- Essential oils should not be applied directly on the skin.
- It should not be used during pregnancy and lactation.
- It should not be used in children.
- It should be kept out of reach of children.
It should be stored in tightly closed non-plastic containers, protected from heat, light and moisture, in cool environments.