Used extensively as an effective natural repellent, Citronella has a variety of active properties that offer useful applications on your body, in your garden, on your pets and in your home. Its refreshing, lemon-sweet fragrance and stimulating qualities are cleansing tonic for a range of therapeutic uses. Blends well with Geranium, all Eucalyptus oils & Lemongrass.
Cymbopogon Wintrianus Leaf.
Diffuse a few drops in a diffuser or apply in carrier oil to the skin to repel annoying insects.
Citronella can be added to a little warm water, shaken vigorously and sprayed on your lettuce to repel pests, repeat 3 days in a row. Totally non-toxic.
Spray 20 drops of citronella diluted in 200 ml of warm water where cats scratch or urinate. They dislike the scent and will avoid these areas. It is safe for use on furniture.
Add 20 drops of citronella and 20 drops of Eucalyptus to warm water and spray on carpet and furniture. Repeat as required.
Essential oils are potent plant medicine. Please use as advised.