Amour Natural Citronella Pure Essential Oil

10ml

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Citronella essential oil has a powerfully sweet and lemony aroma, with a herbaceous undertone. Citronella is a grass that grows to about 3 feet tall and has long flowering leaves. It is grown mainly in Sri Lanka and Java, and also found in Central America and South America.

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The extraction

The citronella grass is dried first and then steam distilled. The drying stage is important because it gives the essential oil the more favourable aroma.

Affects

Citronella essential oil is commonly used as an insect repellent. It is also antibacterial and deodorising, as well as being an affective flea spray for animals and used as a moth deterrent for clothes.

Interesting fact

Citronella oil is sometimes used in Chinese cooking to add an interesting flavour and aroma*.

History

Citronella essential oil was originally exported from Sri Lanka and the first shipment was known as 'Oleum Siree'. The oil was originally used in candle making where it was infused in the wax, to make a candle that was an effective insect repellent.

Chemical constituents

Citronellic (acid), Borneol, Citronellol, Geraniol, Nerol (Alcohols), Citral, Citronellal (Aldehydes), Camphene, Dipentene, Limonene (Terpenes).

Blending

Citronella oil blends well with lemon, bergamot, orange, cedarwood and geranium. When blended with neroli or bergamot it is particularly softening to the skin.

About Amour Natural

Amour Natural is a famous supplier of first-rate natural products for body care and aromatherapy. This company was established in Somerset, UK, in the year 2012 and is owned privately by James Wilmott and Faye Wilmott. Learn more about Amour Natural.

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