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Citronella Essential Oil

Skin and Hair Benefits of Citronella Essential Oil You Should Know

Extracted from two types of Citronella (Cymbopogon nardus and Cymbopogon winterianus) by steam distillation, the Citronella Essential Oil has a thin consistency with a refreshing, sweet aroma. The oil is one of the most used in aromatherapy. The oil obtained from Cymbopogon nardus is considered to yield the best Citronella Essential Oil.

Citronella Essential Oil has anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, antiseptic, antidepressant, antibacterial properties. The main producer of Citronella oil are Indonesia and China with some countries in South and Latin America, Asia, and even in Africa producing is smaller quantities.

Skin Uses of Citronella Essential Oil

  • Citronella Essential Oil contains methyl isoeugenol and other antimicrobial properties that shield the skin from bacteria
  • The lemon flavor fragrance eliminates body odor from the body.
  • Citronella Essential Oil is a strong mosquito repellent, killing flies, mosquitos, flies, and even capable of killing rats
  • Citronella Essential Oil removes toxins, via sweating, from your body including water and salts, acids, excess bill, uric acid, etc.
  • Citronella Essential Oil inhibits fungal growths and kills fungus on the skin
  • Citronella Essential Oil is used to treat oily skin
  • The antimicrobial properties of Citronella Essential Oil treat boils, warts, acne, and prevents injuries and wounds from getting septic
  • Citronella Essential Oil tightens up the skin pores, improves the skin tone, and make the skin smoother.

Hair Uses of Citronella Essential Oil

  • Citronella Essential Oil controls excess oil on the scalp (excess greasiness on the scalp)
  • The oil softens and soothes the hair
  • Is your hair tangled? Try adding some oils to your sulfate-free shampoo to detangle your hair properly

Precautions of Citronella Essential Oil

  • Pregnant and lactating mothers should avoid using Citronella Essential Oil
  • You should avoid using this oil on the skin of small children
  • Please conduct a patch test before using any product containing Citronella Essential Oil

Side Effects of Citronella Essential Oil

  • Although Citronella Essential Oil is considered to be safe, it may, however, leave some skin with allergies like redness, bumps, irritations, swellings, redness, etc. If you experience any of these, please discontinue the use of the essential oil.

 

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