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Natural Mosquito Repellent- Citronella Pure Essential Oil- 10ml

Natural Mosquito Repellent- Citronella Pure Essential Oil- 10ml

£3.99 Regular Price
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This Superior quality pure Citronella essential oil is steam distilled from the leaves and stems of the  Cymbopogon species of plants, especially Cymbopogon nardus. Citronella oil is famous as  a
plant-based insect repellent, a bio-pesticide with a non-toxic  mode of action. The main countries to produce this oil are Indonesia and China, who together make about 40% of the world's citronella essential oil.

 

Ancient cultures in India, Egypt, and elsewhere, where the Cymbopogon species of grasses grew used them to repel insects, especially mosquitoes. 

 

This oil is great for dotting around to repel mosquitos, you can also blend with carrier oil for using on skin to keep those pests away. Perfect for an eco-friendly mosquito repellent. 

 

Other than being useful as an insect repellent for the skin, this oil is good for excessive perspiration, oily skin and hair, and works as a deodorant. It is said to soothe pain due to rheumatism and arthritis, and resist   flu, colds and minor infections.

Used in a vaporiser, it is known to dispel fatigue, headaches, and neuralgia, and create a mood of cheer and optimism.

  • Warning:

    Avoid use during pregnancy, and in children under 3. Do not consume internally.

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