Citronella Pure Essential Oil

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Citronella Pure Essential Oil

10.00

15 ml

Common Name: Citronella

Latin Name: Cymbopogon winterianus

INCI Name: Cymbopogon Nardus (Citronella) Oil

 

Scent: Sweet, herbal, lemony

Parts Used: Grass

Extraction Method: Steam Distillation

Origin: China

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Blends Well With

Bergamot (Citrus), Frankincense, Geranium (Rose), Ginger, Gingergrass, Grapefruit (Pink), Helichrysum (Italicum), Helichrysum (Rambiazina), Lavender, Lemongrass, Lime, Litsea, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Sage (Clary), Tangerine, Tea Tree, Ylang Ylang


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Plant Description

Native to India and tropical Asia, this aromatic perennial grass can grow 3 to 6 feet in height.  The shallow rhizomes of citronella grow in clumps with its leaf blades drooping about 2/3 of their length.


Ancient Wisdom - Historical Uses

Cymbopogon winterianus, also known as Maha pengiri is traditionally known as an analgesic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, bactericide, deodorant, diaphoretic, insect repellent, insecticide, parasitic, rubefacient and stimulant.  As an insect repellent it has been used to keep away black flies, fleas, mosquitoes and ticks.

Topically – Analgesic, antimicrobial, antispasmodic, cramps, excessive perspiration, fever reducer, insect repellent, joints, muscles, vermifuge …

Inhalation – anxiolytic, eemotionally uplifting, mentally balancing, clarifying, clearing, stabilizing …

 

Modern Knowledge – Scientific Research

A nice comparison study.

Evaluation of anti-mosquito properties of essential oils / Mohini Makhaik, Satya Narayan Naik, and Dhananjay Kumar Tewary / Journal of Scientific & Industrial Research, Vol 64, Feb 2005, pp 129-133

http://nopr.niscair.res.in/bitstream/123456789/5019/1/JSIR%2064(2)%20129-133.pdf

 

This review article gives a nice overview of Citronella and its uses.

CHEMICAL ANALYSIS AND THERAPEUTIC USES OF CITRONELLA OIL FROM CYMBOPOGON WINTERIANUS: A SHORT REVIEW, Aakanksha Wany1, Shivesh Jha2, Vinod Kumar Nigam1 and Dev Mani Pandey1

www.journalijar.com/uploads/2013-09-06_030154_471.pdf

 

Active Compounds Citronella Is Known For

1, 8-Cineole, Alpha-Celanene, Alpha-Pinene, Beta-Caryophyllene, Gamma-Cadinene, Gamma-Cadinol, D-1-Methyl-3-Cyclohexanone, Benzaldehyde, L-Limonene, Bisabolene, Bourbonene, Cadinol, Calamenene, Citral, Citronellal, Citronellol, Citronellyl-Acetate, Citronellyl-Butyrate, Citronellyl-Citronellate, Cubebene, Cymbopol, Diacetyl, Dicitronelloxide, Dipentene, Elemol, Eugenol, Farnesol, Furfural, Geraniol, Geranyl-Acetate, Geranyl-Butyrate, Geranyl-Formate, Isopulegol, Isovaleraldehyde, Limonene, Linalol, Linalyl-Acetate, Methyl-Eugenol, Methyl-Heptenone, Methyl-Isoeugenol, Myrcene, Neral, Nerol,   Sesquicitronellene …


Not For Internal Use

Keep Out Of Reach Of Children

Dilute Properly

Avoid Eyes & Mucus Membranes

 

Cautions

Avoid During Pregnancy

Possible Skin Sensitivity

 

If pregnant, nursing, taking medication or have a medical condition, consult your doctor prior to use.

 

If adverse reaction occurs, stop using immediately and seek appropriate medical attention.

 

Interaction

The use of herbs is a time-honored approach to strengthening the body and treating disease. Herbs, however, can trigger side effects and interact with other herbs, supplements, or medications. For these reasons, you should use herbs with care, under the supervision of a healthcare provider.

 

We currently have no information for Citronella Essential Oil interactions. [i]


Important

The information presented here is for educational purposes of traditional uses and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.  The FDA has not evaluated the therapeutic suggestions, statements or claims cited.  No claims are made as to any medicinal value of this plant or any products from Earthwise Oils, LLC.  You are responsible for understanding the safe application of these products.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact your healthcare provider prior to use.


Literature

[i] http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-627-citronella%20oil.aspx?activeingredientid=627&activeingredientname=citronella%20oil