Citronella Essential Oil, 100% Pure, All Natural, 15ml

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Health Benefits of Citronella Essential Oil

Inhibits Bacterial Growth

Citronella kills bacteria and inhibits any further bacterial growth in the body. This is particularly helpful in treating infections in wounds, as well as in the colon, urethra, urinary bladder, stomach, intestines, urinary tracts, prostate, and kidneys.

Fights Depression

Citronella oil fights deptression and gives relief from anxiety, sadness, and negative feelings. It induces a fresh, happy feeling and hope.

Eliminates Infections

The antiseptic properties of citronella essential oil fight infections in wounds, as well as the urinary tracts, urethra, prostate, and kidneys, while simultaneously protecting them from developing sepsis. 

Relieves Spasms

Citronella essential oil relieves spasms of the muscles, respiratory system, and nervous system. It helps to cure menstrual spasms and gives relief from symptoms such as cramps and coughs. 

Anti-inflammatory Properties

A 2017 research paper published in the Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine Journal states that citronella essential oil sedates inflammation, particularly those situations which pertain to the liver, stomach, intestines and other parts of the digestive system. The inflammations caused as side effects of drugs, excessive use of alcohol or narcotics, hard and spicy food, any disease, or any toxic element getting into the body can also be alleviated using this oil.

Removes Bad Odor

The crisp, rich citrus or lemon-like aroma of citronella oil drives away body pdour and is used in deodorants and body sprays, although in very small quantities, since in heavy doses it may create skin irritations. It can also be mixed with the bath water to have a refreshing bath.

Eliminates Toxins

The diaphoretic properties of citronella essential oil increase sweating and promote the removal of toxins and other unwanted materials like excess water, fat, and salts from the body. This makes the body feel lighter, keeps the skin healthy and also reduces fever. This also protects you from certain infections.

Stimulates Urination

The increase in the frequency and quantity of urination due to this property of citronella essential oil has many benefits. A 2016 report published in the Scientific Research Journal states that it disposes of waste substances and toxins from the body, including uric acid, excess bile, acids, and salts, as well as water and fats. This helps reduce weight, eliminate infections in the urinary system, free the body from toxins, reduce chances of renal calculi, rheumatism, and arthritis, improve digestion and keep the heart healthy.

Reduces Fever

While the diaphoretic property of this oil increases perspiration, its anti-inflammatory property reduces inflammation, while the antimicrobial property fights infections. The combined effects of these three properties fight fever and reduce body temperature.

Inhibits Fungal Growth

According to a 2014 report published in the Biological Research Journal, citronella oil kills fungus and inhibits fungal growth. This is very useful in countering fungal infections in the ear, nose and throat region. Contracting fungal infections in the ears are very common and can be very serious. It eliminates fungal infections in other parts of the body as well and helps cure fungal dysentery.

Insect Repellant

This is one of the most commonly used properties of citronella essential oil, as it kills and keeps away insects. It has been found particularly effective on a species of mosquito, called Aedes aegypti whose bite causes the dreaded yellow fever. This is also effective on lice, body and head louse, and fleas.

Prevents Stomach Disorders

The use of this oil clears the stomach from infections and other problems and helps it function properly.


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