Botanical Name - Cymbopogon nardus.
Common Name – Ceylon Citronella.
Folk Names – Citronella Grass, Nard Grass.
Parts used – Leaf.
Extraction method – Steam distillation.
Magickal use – Citronella oil has long been used as a natural repellent and deterrent for insects and moths so good to have an oil burner with some brewing when doing outdoor rituals and circle casting. Refreshing and protective it helps dispel negative energies and uplift the spirit when feeling mentally and emotionally drained.
Citronella has antiseptic properties so can be added to soaps, baths and washes. Also used in candle making and natural refreshing sprays to help cleanse and purify the environment and home. Comes in a 10ml glass dripulator bottle, label may differ from picture.