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What is Citronella?

Scientific name, Cymbopogon winterianus Jowitt, it is extracted from citronella plant or citronella grass. As natural mosquito repellent, Citronella oils has bio-pesticide with a non-toxic mode of action. Citronella oil as a mosquito repellent, works by blocking the scent that attracts bugs, causing them to become disoriented. It does not kill the bugs. Studies about citronella have shown the effectiveness of the plant as a natural mosquito repellent.

Aside from its mosquito repellent properties, it is also one of the most commonly essential oil for aromatherapy, and it also contains anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory properties.

Essential oils have a lot of benefits. Citronella, as one of the known essential oils, is used for medicinal and health purposes such as aromatherapy. Not only is it an organic insect repellent, it also has natural anti-bacterial properties that can be used as cleaning agent. It is commonly combined with carrier oils, like virgin coconut oil, and can be used as massage oil, or as an insect repellent that can be applied to your skin.

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Benefits of Citronella


The crisp, rich citrus or lemon-like aroma of this oil drives away body odor and is used in deodorants and body sprays, although in very small quantities, since in heavy doses it may create skin irritations. It can also be mixed with bath water to have a refreshing, body odor-ending bath.

Anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-infection

Kills fungus and inhibits fungal growth and kills intestinal worms. Rich in antibacterial and antiseptic properties.

Insect Repellent

The most commonly used properties of this essential oil, it kills and keeps away insects. Very effective on mosquitoes, lice, and fleas.


Fights depression and gives relief from anxiety, sadness, and negative feelings. It induces a fresh, happy feeling and hope.