More About Our Citronella Essential Oil
Size: 5 ml OR 30 ml violet glass bottle
Source: South Africa
Production Method: Steam distillation
Botanical Name: Cymbopogon nardus
Note: Distilled from certified organic aerial parts of the grass
Homeopathic Properties of Citronella Essential Oil
- Insect repellant
- Tonic–uterine, nervous system, digestive system
Internal–oral semi-homeopathic dosage only, inhalation, diffusion
External–topical application, skin and massage applications
Observations and Anecdotal Information
Known mostly as a plant based insecticide and repellant, citronella essential oil has many healing properties that have been all but lost.
It is a cicatrizant, capable of helping the body form scar tissue and heal wounds. It is a powerful anti-bacterial agent, and an effective deodorizer.
Taken internally at proper dilution rates (only if you are certain of the purity and quality of your source!), citronella essential oil can help stomach upset, digestive complaints, and obesity.
It is a digestive tonic. It can be used to clear stomach infections, which can also help ulcers and pre-ulcer conditions.
It is a vermifuge, and can be used as an effective addition to parasite cleanses.
Citronella essential oil has a tonifying effect on the brain and nervous system.
Used externally, it has a warming effect on the skin and muscle tissues, helping to create relief for muscle and joint pain.
- Commonly adulterated, it is important to be sure of the quality of your source. Lower quality citronella essential oils are often diluted with synthetic chemicals, and cause allergic or irritating effects on skin.
- Avoid use during pregnancy or lactation.
None of our products are recognized or approved by the FDA. They are not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease. This information is anecdotal, and is provided for educational purposes only. It is not meant to be taken as medical advice. See a health care professional for medical advice.
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