Citronella oil

Popular in perfumery and cosmetics because of its wonderful fresh scent. Recommended for oily skin with enlarged pores, acne-prone skin care. It helps protect against parasits in personal hygiene products and house cleansers.

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Ingredients: cymbopogon winterianus oil (100% pure organic citronella essential oil).

Origin: Indonesia.

Essential oil quality certificates: COSMOS APPROVED Ecocert raw materials (organic and natural cosmetics), IFS 6.0 (food quality and safety), GMP + B1 (animal feed safety), FSSC 22000 (food safety), MyClimate (100% sustainable, climate-neutral production process).

Method of extraction: the essential oil is obtained by steam distillation from citronella grass Cymbopogon winterianus leaves.

Aroma: fresh with a hint of citrus.

Citronella oil was registered as a gentle insect repellent since 1948 and a well-known mosquito repellent.

Because it has a clean wonderful smell, citronella oil is popular in perfumery and cosmetics to flavor soap, shampoos, creams, massage oils. It is widely used in aromatherapy for home aromatization, due to a citrusy scent that can be both uplifting and relaxing, also citronella oil is used in anti-cellulite products [1].

Citronella oil has a relaxing and soothing effect when used in massage oils [2].

You can combine 3 drops of citronella oil with 125 ml of water and use it as tonic for oily skin with enlarged pores, problem acne-prone skin skin care [3]. To use citronella oil topically against acne, dilute it in a 50:50 ration with a carrier oil such as grape seed oil.

Citronella oil has shown protects against parasites by killing some species of larvae, so you can get some benefits by adding it to your hygiene products (and to house cleansers). This actual having pets at home, as it not only gives a pleasant smell but also protects against parasites [4].

Lemongrass essential oil is suitable for oral deodorants [5].

✓ for skin and hair care – mix 2-3 drops of pure essential oil with 10-15 g of base (almond or jojoba oil, etc.)
✓ for massage oil – mix 2-5 drops of essential oil with 10-15 g of base
✓ in case of acne – mix 7-10 drops of essential oil with 10 g of base
✓ for the bath – mix 4-5 drops of essential oil with 1 tablespoon of milk, honey or sea salt, add to warm water and allow dissolve. Soak in the tub for 10-15 min.
✓ essential oils can be diffused throughout your home using an oil diffuser or vaporizer.

Contraindications: Do not use in case of individual intolerance. It should be diluted before applying to your skin. It can cause allergic skin reactions so be sure to do a patch test before applying it topically.

Analytical quality control:

Kokybės kontrolė Citronella essential oil (GCMS analysis)
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