DescriptionBotanical Name: cymbopogon winterianus
Available Size: 10 ml
Part of Plant: leaves
Major Biochemical Compounds: geraniol, citral, citronellal, citronellol
Most Commonly Used for: Insect repellent, especially mosquitos. It also helps prevent the spread of airborne germs.
Emotional/Psychological Uses: anti-depressant
Cosmetic/Skin Uses: The most common use for citronella is a mosquito repellent. It's also good for sweaty feet and the prevention of foot fungus.
Blends Well With: Cinnamon, Eucalyptus Citriodora, Spike Lavender, Bergamot
Inside Info: Blend Citronella, Eucalyptus Citriodora, Lemongrass and Patchouli in Witch Hazel for an effective spray-on mosquito repellent.
Best Ways to Use (see 'Methods of Use'): bug repellent (mosquitos & gnats), room diffusion, steam inhalant and foot bath