Citronella Oil (Soothing Repellent)

Citronella oil is derived from the leaves of the citronella plant. It has a fresh herby scent and is a gentle, plant-based insect repellent that acts as a “biopesticide”. Citronella naturally repels mosquitos and other bugs. It also prevents skin irritation or swelling from insect bites. It is nontoxic and safe for the skin. Citronella oil is packed with essential nutrients like vitamins A, B, and C, which are vital for maintaining healthy, radiant skin.

  • Fun Fact
    • Gentle, plant-based insect repellent that acts as a “biopesticide”
    • Known Earned the name Citronella from the French word meaning “lemon balm.”
    • Belongs to same family as lemongrass
  • Part of plant used for essential oil
    • Steam distilling the fresh or partially dried Citronella plant leaves
  • Scent
    • Citronella exudes a rich, fresh, uplifting herby citrus scent
  • Aromatherapy
    • Citronella Essential Oil uplifts negative moods, and relaxes the body and mind and boost energy.
  • Uses
    • Insect repellent
    • Deodorizer
    • Antibacterial/Antiseptic
  • Benefits
    • Citronella oil deodorizes and refreshes foul body odors.
    • Citronella Oil repels bacteria and insects such as mosquitos from settling on the skin.
    • Citronella oil boosts the healing of wounds by preventing the growth of fungus on wounds
    • Citronella oil soothe pain and infections.
  • NAYA by Africa Products used in
    • NAYA by Africa Mosquito Repellent Body Oil

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