The insect repellent among oils
The essential oil is made from the sweet grass family . The grass is mainly found in Nepal and Sri Lanka.
The name is derived from the French word for"lemon balm".
In skin care, the active ingredients can have the following properties:
- disinfectant and anti-inflammatory
- but also antiperspirant
It can be used for athlete's foot for muscle tension and to repel insects.
Application for insect repellent:
- Mix citronella with water in a glass bottle and spray onto skin
- Mix a few drops into body cream and apply to skin
- Diffuse with an aroma diffuser