Sophix Natural

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Organic Citronella Essential Oil, Cymbopogon winterianus, is steam distilled from organic citronella java, an aromatic perennial grass. It has a rich, fresh, uplifting scent that is similar to lemon. Citronella got its name for the French word meaning ‘Lemon balm’. It is sometimes confused for lemongrass as they look related in character, growth ,processing method and these belong to the same plant family.

Citronella shares the same family and genus as Lemongrass and Palmarosa. However, the characteristics and actions are somewhat different. Organic Citronella Essential Oil has achieved a well-deserved reputation for use in formulations intended for those who spend a lot of time outdoors. Insects, particularly mosquitos, tend to hate the aroma of citronella.

Aromatically, Organic Citronella Essential Oil possesses a fresh, sweet slightly fruity aroma. It blends especially well with essential oils in the citrus, floral, wood, grass, and herbaceous families.

Although Organic Citronella Essential Oil is most widely used in outdoor type formulations, it is also a lovely, affordable oil to consider for inclusion in blends where you want a refreshing, uplifting, clean aroma. When used in moderation within skin care applications, it can be helpful in maintaining clean, odor-free skin. It is a good consideration for use in natural deodorant formulations.

Citronella oil is used in aromatherapy as it slows the growth of harmful airborne bacteria, uplifts negative moods, relaxes the body and mind. It is known to reduce muscle spasms & boost energy. It eases & uplifts the negative sentiments like sadness, anxiety & stress by relaxing the body & mind.

Citronella Essential oil uses:

  • It is used in aromatherapy as it can enhance the concentration and promotes mental clarity. It is used in diffusers for individual preference. It calms the body and mind by reducing the conflicting emotions.
  • It has anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and expectorant characteristics. It gives relief from the pain of the respiratory system.
  • It is used in cosmetics to eliminates body odor that is caused by the bacteria under the arm.
  • It is used to promote the younger look and smoother complexion. It naturally reduces the appearance of blemishes and the formation of acne. It can be used in the shampoo as it eliminates the excess oil, dandruff and infections. It calms frizz, soften the strands, and soothe the scalp.

It is used in medicines as it soothes cuts & wounds. It provides relief from bacterial infections.

CAS NUM: 91771-61-8

INCI Name : Cymbopogon Winterianius (Citronella) Oil

Part of Plant Used: Leaf

Purity:100% Pure

Scent:Warm, citrusy, and wood scent

Colour & Appearance: pale yellow to yellowish-brown

Grade:Cosmetic grade

Recommended Usage: 0.1- 1%, up to 3%

Solubility: Oil and Alcohol

Applications:  Aromatherapy, natural insect repellents, skin and hair care products, and fragrances

Traditional Emotional Use: energizing and uplifting

Traditional Skin Use: Commonly used in formulations to aid bites, scars & stretch marks.

Contraindications: Keep away from children, if pregnant or nursing, consult your doctor. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.

Country of Origin: India

Precaution: A definite oil to avoid in pregnancy (along with our general advice to avoid all oils in pregnancy – this is one should be especially avoided). Don’t Apply directly to the skin.

Packaging: Our essential oils are packaged in airtight Bottles and Cannister to avoid spillage.

Recommended Storage: Our essential oils should be stored in cool temperatures away from direct sunlight and moisture in an airtight container. This Oil has a shelf life of 2-3 Years when stored properly. Expires March 2024


DISCLAIMER: All SOPHIX NATURAL PRODUCTS are for external use only unless otherwise STATED. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease

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