Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Citronella
Citronella oil comes from the leaves and stems of the Cymbopogon nardus grass. It has a sweet, citrus, grassy scent. It has an antiseptic effect.
- Citronella (Cymbopogon nardus)
Soothes stomach pain.
Helps fight cold, flu and other infections.
Improves oily skin and excessive perspiration.
Repels insects. Helps get rid of fleas in cats and dogs.
- Citronella oil may irritate sensitive skin.