Citronella Essential Oil Spotlight of the Week - Everyday Essentials

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Citronella Essential Oil Spotlight of the Week

Citronella (and Citronella Organic)

  • Latin name: Cymbopogon winterianus
  • Aroma Description: This very fresh scent is similar to a lemony-type smell, but it softer with subtle wood tones.

Therapeutic benefits

  • Promotes a calm, relaxed atmosphere.
  • Supports a healthy respiratory system.
  • Helps dispel negative emotions.
  • Supports a healthy immune system when seasonal threats attack.
  • Helps relieves the aches and discomfort associated with aging joints.
  • When you need to protect yourself from outdoor annoyances, this essential oil is one of the best essential oils to use as a natural barrier.

Kidsafe?

Yes, this oil is KidSafe!

Dilution instructions:

We recommended a maximum dilution range of 1-3%.

Diffusion instructions:

Diffuse a few drops in your aromatherapy inhaler to enjoy its therapeutic effects. To help support the body during a cold,  diffuse into the air equal parts of Citronella and Cinnamon Leaf.

Where Citronella is used on the body:

This oil has a very strong scent. Often times a 1% dilution is all that is necessary for a topical application. It can be added to deodorants or blended with other oils to support healthy feet and toenails.

Oils to blend with:

Bergamot, Cedarwood Virginian, Geranium Egyptian, Lavender, Lemon, Orange Sweet, and Pine Scots.

Outdoor Spray DIY:  

What you’ll need:

What you’ll do:

Mix all ingredients in 4 oz Spray Bottle. Shake well before each use.

Try out Citronella today!

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