Tinderbox Citronella Essential Oil

Tinderbox Citronella Essential Oil

Sacred Earth Wholefoods

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Cymbopogon nardus

Most of us associate the smell of citronella essential oil with lazy summer nights in the garden. Citronella is a grass native to Sri Lanka where it is extensively cultivated in the country�s south. There are two types of citronella essential oil - Sri Lankan and Javan � and Tinderbox uses Sri Lankan citronella; which does not yield as much oil but has a fresher and less woody scent than its Javan cousin.

Aroma: Top Note.

Perfume: Slightly sweet; lemony. Grassy with woody notes.

Blends well with: geranium; lemon; bergamot; orange; cedarwood; pine; lavender; peppermint; petitgrain; sage.

Part of plant used: grass

Type of extraction: steam distilled

Grown and Processed in: China

Precautions: Non-toxic; non-irritant; however it could cause irritation in some individuals. Use well diluted. Considered safe to use during pregnancy.