Essential Oil Candle
Aroma – Fresh, powerful citric scent.
Uses – Excellent when used as an insect repellent. Oil uses: antiseptic, deodorant, diuretic, fungicide and a tonic.
Description – Citronella is a tall, aromatic perennial grass, native to Sri Lanka, but some species are also produced on a large scale from Java, Vietnam, Africa, Argentina and Central America.
Customary Practices – Traditionally the leaves were used for fever, intestinal parasites, digestive and menstrual problems and as an insect repellent.
Extraction – by steam distillation of the fresh, part dried or dried grass.
Caution – Check with you medical practitioner if using during pregnancy.
For medicinal purposes, use under consultation with your preferred medical practitioner.
Blends well with – Lemongrass.