Learn extra about nature’s pure insect repellent!
From its origins as an age-old folks treatment, the scent of citronella (Cymbopogon winterianus) has lengthy been believed to assist promote a transparent thoughts and enhance one’s temper. Rich and lemony with delicate wooden tones, citronella oil nonetheless enjoys widespread use as insect repellent and deodorizer.
Not solely does citronella include antibacterial and antiseptic properties, but it surely additionally repels Aedes Aegypti kind mosquitoes that may trigger Yellow Fever. That’s one ingredient that positively packs a giant punch!
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Citronella Oil Recipes
While greatest recognized for repelling pesky mosquitoes, our 100% Natural Citronella Oil additionally boasts a variety of makes use of for house and total wellness. Try out these recipes at house!
Mix 8-10 drops of Citronella Oil, 4-5 drops every of Eucalyptus Oil and Lavender Oil with a half cup of water. Mix effectively in a small spritzer and spray onto couch and different areas the place pesky
bugs have a tendency to cover.
Soothing Head Massage
Gently rub a couple of drops of Citronella Oil between your fingers to heat the oil. Place your fingertips in your temples and slowly therapeutic massage, ranging from the ends of your eyebrows, circling up in the direction of your hairline and again down once more. After massaging, unfold the remaining oil in your palms, cup over your mouth and nostril, and breathe within the relieving scent.
Relaxing Muscle Massage
Mix a couple of drops of Citronella Oil with Sunflower Beauty Oil in a small bowl. Rub a small quantity of the combination on drained muscular tissues and joints. PRO TIP: After massaging, cowl the realm with a heated Precious Herbal Pillow for final consolation.
Refreshing Foot Soak
Combine a couple of drops of Citronella Oil and Tea Tree Oil in a basin of heat water. Soak your toes for 10-15 minutes and calm down whereas listening to your favourite soothing tunes. PRO TIP: For a euphoric head-to-toe spa, soak your toes whereas treating your tresses with our Daily Hair Treatment and pampering your face with our Detoxifying Mask + Scrub.
Put a couple of drops of Citronella Oil on a cotton pad and place it inside your linen closet to assist maintain garments smelling contemporary and free from moths.
Shoo Strays, Shoo
In a clear spray bottle, mix a couple of drops of Citronella Oil with water. Shake to combine completely and spray areas round your own home. The scent may also help push back stray cats and canine.
Farmer’s Fund Drive
Did you realize? Human Nature in partnership with Gawad Kalinga launched the Farmer’s Fund Drive final 2013 to assist fund the Citronella Agro-enterprise Development (CAD) Program in three barangays in Bukidnon: San Jose, Impalutao, and Imbayao.