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Citronella Java

Pure Essential Oil, 10 ml

DIY Mosquito Repellent 

Botanical Name: cymbopogon winterianus
Origin: Nepal
Part of Plant: leaves
Extraction: steam
Major Biochemical Compounds: geraniol, citral, citronellal, citronellol
Common Uses: Insect repellent, especially mosquitos. It also helps prevent the spread of airborne germs.
Cosmetic/Skin Uses: The most common use for Citronella is as a natural and effective mosquito repellent. It's also good for sweaty feet and the prevention of foot fungus. 
Blends Well With: Cinnamon, Lemon Eucalyptus, Spike Lavender, Bergamot

Inside Info: Blend Citronella, Lemon Eucalyptus, Lemongrass and Patchouli in Witch Hazel for an effective spray-on mosquito repellent. 
Best Ways to Use: Bug Repellent (mosquitos & gnats), Room Diffusion and Foot Bath