Citronella

Citronella: Insect repellant, keeps away mosquitoes, ticks, fleas an other pesky insects. Scent is very relaxing and helps relieve insomnia. Antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory. Used for pelvic pain, rheumatism and arthritis. Scent: Grassy, fruity, herbaceous with a citrus undertone, top note. Source: Grass   -    COMMON NAME: citronella

BOTANICAL NAME: cymbopogon nardus

ORIGIN: Ceylon, China, Madagascar, South America

PARTS USED: grass

FRAGRANCE: fresh, grassy, lemon-like, woodsy

BLENDS: amyris, basil, bergamot, cedarwood, galbanum, geranium, lemon, lemongrass, lime, orange, pine

AROMATIC BENEFITS: refreshing, soothing, stimulating, vitalizing

PHYSICAL USES: antiseptic, arthritis, colds, deodorant, diuretic, emmenagogue, febrifuge, influenza, insect repellent, moth repellent, oily skin, rheumatism

SAFETY WARNINGS: Do not take internally. May irritate skin. Avoid during pregnancy.