Citronella (Cymbopogon nardus) Java/Indonesia 5ml
5ml Pure Citronella (Cymbopogon nardus) Java/Indonesia, therapeutic-grade essential oil, undiluted, cobalt blue glass bottle, orafice reducer, tamper-resistant cap
Cymbopogon nardus / Cymbopogon winterianus
STRENGTH OF INITIAL AROMA
Fresh, sweet, slightly fruity ad citrusy.
CITRONELLA OIL USES
Excessive perspiration, fatigue, headache, insect repellent, oily skin.
[Julia Lawless, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (Rockport, MA: Element Books, 1995), 58-67.]
Tisserand and Young indicate that there is a risk of drug interaction when using Citronella Oil. They recommend a dermal maximum of 18.2%. Reading Tisserand and Young's full profile is recommended.
[Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young, Essential Oil Safety (Second Edition. United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2014), 251.]
GENERAL SAFETY INFORMATION
Do not take any oils internally and do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin without advanced essential oil knowledge or consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children. It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children. For in-depth information on oil safety issues, read Essential Oil Safety by Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young.