Organic Essential Oil Details:
Botanical Name: Cymbopogon nardus
Plant Part: Gum
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Description: Citronella Oil is extracted from a resilient grass (Cymbopogon nardus) native to Sri Lanka and Java. It is a very aromatic perennial that grows approximately 1 meter (3 feet) in height.
Color: Pale yellow to yellowish brown liquid.
Common Uses: Citronella Essential Oil is credited with having beneficial aromatic properties, and most people will associate it with its delightful scent. It is often used in combination with Cedarwood to produce a pleasant-smelling patio to keep flying objects away.
Spiritual Use: Citronella essential oil helps to release the energy of punishment and distrust that creates anger, frustration and separation from self and source. It helps to calm the emotional and mental bodies so that one can resolve the inner reasons for the conflict.
This oil instills trust and connection to source which helps us embrace and accept ourself and all of life’s rewards. It asks us to evaluate the things that are not in alignment with us or irritate us on a deeper level. Once we do, we may find those pesky annoyances are exactly the things we need to be more accepting of in others so we can accept ourselves.
What Chakra is connected: Solar plexus
Aromatic Scent: Organic Citronella Oil has a well rounded lemon citrus scent, though it is much softer than actual Lemon. It also has subtle wood tones.
History: Recent history has indicated that Citronella is once again becoming the product of choice for health conscious customers.
Cautions: Citronella may irritate sensitive skin. Avoid use during pregnancy.
**All our organic essential oils are for external use only. Before using essential oils internal contact a qualified Aromatherapist. The information on this page is for educational purposes only, it is not meant to treat, cure, prevent, or diagnose of any disease or condition, it is not prescribe in any way.Do not use during pregnancy.