Citronella Cymbopogon nardus is also called Winter's Grass after Mr Winter, a ioneer of the Sri Lankan essential oil Industry. Both C. nardus & C winterianus are tufted, perennial grasses with long narrow leaves.

 

Traditional Uses:

a poultices of the leaves were widely used in India & Sri Lanka to treat minor cuts, abrasions and swellings.

 

The Oil is used extensively in detergents, waxes, household soas and cleaners.

 

Note:

the essential oil is used extensively as i insect repellent.

 

The Main Chemical Composition:

a-pinene .................... 2.6%

camphene .................. 8.0%

limonene  ................... 9.7%

cis-ocimene ............... 1.4%

trans-ocimene ............ 1.8%

citronellal ................... 5.2%

camphor .................... 0.5%

B-caryophyllene .......... 3.2%

4-terpinenol ...............  0.7%

citronellyl acetate ......  1.9%

geranyl formate ..........  4.2%

1-borneol .................. 6.6%

citronellol .................. 8.4%

nerol ........................ 0.9%

geraniol .................... 18.%

geranyl butyrate ........ 1.5%

methyl eugenol ........... 1.7%

elemol ....................... 1.7%

methyl iso-eugenol ....... 7.2%

 

Therapeutic Actions:

Antispetic, bactericidal, deodorant, insecticide, tonic.

 

Skin Care:

Citronella Oil is well known as an insect repellent

It may be used as a spray, diffused into the air or applied

diluted on the skin.

 

Caution:

  • External use ONLY.
  • Do NOT use undiluted on the skin.
  • Store away from children & pets.

 

All herbs used are organic or wildcrafted.

 

No CBD or THC.

 

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SunRose Essential Oils - CITRONELLA OIL

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