INGREDIENTS: 100% Citronella Essential Oil
INCI: Cymbopogon winterianus
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: India
ODOUR: Citrusy, powerful, fresh, sweet, lemony with a very top perfumery note
COLOUR: Pale yellow to yellow
EXTRACTION METHOD: The oil is obtained by steam distillation of the dried grass from the Asian plant. It is a clean and filtered grade.
Citronella Oil has been used for centuries in Sri Lanka, China and Indonesia for its reported benefits.
Citronella Essential Oil is a popular oil used in aromatherapy. Used in a diffuser, vaporiser or oil burner, it is said that its relaxant qualities can help create a calming atmosphere. It has a soothing, cleansing and refreshing aroma.
Citronella is a good essential oil for massage. When blended with a carrier oil, it can help maximise the benefits of massage.
In skincare, Citronella Oil is said to help cleanse and tone the skin. It can be used as an ingredient in your homemade skincare formulations like creams, cleansers, balms, body oils, scrubs etc.
Citronella Oil is believed to be a useful additive to your hair care regime. It has a purifying quality that makes it effective for cleansing and conditioning your hair naturally.
Dilution: Dilute at a percentage of 1% of the finished blend, typically 20 drops or 1ml of essential oil to 100ml of carrier oil. Do not use undiluted on the skin. You can use up to 2% dilution for use on your body or in the bath.
Massage: Diluted with a carrier oil, Citronella can be blended with your favourite essential oils to make your own massage oil blend. We recommend Sweet Almond (#215), Grapeseed (#210) or Coconut Oil (#203).
Aromatherapy: Add a few drops to your diffuser or oil burner and immerse yourself in the soothing and relaxing aroma of Citronella.
Haircare: Add a few drops to your shampoo or conditioner or make your own hair care blend.
Blends well with: Bergamot, Lemon, Geranium, Pine, Orange, Lavender and Cedarwood Atlas.
As with any new product always conduct a patch test before first use.
Citronella Essential Oil is just one product within our extensive ‘Made by You’ range. All our ‘Made by You’ products have an individual number that’s unique to them. We developed this numbering system to help you navigate your way around making your own a little easier … need an essential oil? These all start with a 1, need a butter or a wax? These start with a 3. Beauty by numbers has never been easier and by making your own it’s not only fun but you can be confident in the products you are using knowing exactly what you are putting on your skin. Bath bombs, body butters, face scrubs, the sky is the limit and we’ve got you covered.
Store in a cool dry place away from sunlight
Registered with the Vegan Society: The Vegan Society are one of the most widely recognised vegan organisations in Europe. They register vegan products throughout the UK, ensuring they meet their strict vegan standards. Registered vegan products do not contain animal ingredients, and the ingredients have never been tested on animals. The processing aids used in the manufacturing process are also vegan. The sunflower is depicted next to all our vegan friendly products, which makes them easy to spot and proves that these products are registered with the vegan society. You can see the sunflower logo depicted on various vegan products throughout the UK and Europe, including most of the products you see on our website.
We describe and promote our products in good faith. The information provided about the beneficial properties of all of our products are derived from the use and characteristics commonly attributed to it. The views expressed in the descriptions are not based on facts and benefits of our products may vary from person to person. It is always advisable to seek the opinion of a professional in the field.
As our products are natural, the colour and odour may vary from batch to batch. We are continually improving our products and so on occasion the product you receive may differ slightly in appearance from images displayed on our website.
This natural product cannot be guaranteed free from traces of nuts or other allergens. Seek medical advice before use if suffering from any medical conditions or allergies. Always conduct a patch test before using any new product.
|Brand and Ranges||Naissance Brand|
|Certification||Registered with the Vegan Society|
|Quality||100% Pure, Non Organic|
|Use and Benefits||Aromatherapy, Skincare and Massage|