Use it for
- repelling insects
- soothing joint pain
- freshening the air
- alleviating foot odor
- mitigating fatigue
- Diffusion: diffuse citronella in the home, especially near opening. such as windows and doors, to deter insects.
- Home: for an easy bathroom air freshener, mix the following in a small spray bottle: 1/4 cup (50ml) water, 5 drops of citronella, 5 drops of lavender, and 2 drops of bergamot. Shake to blend and spray as needed.
- Massage: for stiff muscles or inflamed joints, create a massage oil. Add 10 drops of citronella to 2 tablespoons (30ml) of a carrier oil (scale up as needed). Blend and massage directly into skin.
Contraindications: citronella may irritate sensitive skin, so do a patch test before using. Do not use citronella while pregnant or breastfeeding.
- Scientific Name: Cymbopogon nardus.
Net Content: 0.34 fl oz/10ml