With its distinctly sharp, citrusy and camphor-like scent, Citronella is sure to bring you back to summers in the backyard, marshmallows roasting over an open fire and chasing after hordes of fireflies. Commonly used to deter insects such as fleas and mosquitos, this energizing oil can be found in everything from sprays to candles. However, its benefits extend far beyond the porch. Many also use Citronella for its value in helping to combat fevers, intestinal parasites, digestive and menstrual issues, oily skin, fatigue and a slew of other ailments.
With properties that make it an effective antibacterial, antidepressant, antiseptic and stimulant, Citronella has wide reaching potential within the body and out. So, whether you add a few drops to your favorite juice blend, mix it into an aromatic oil treatment or use it as a powerful repellant, this oil will always keep you ready for summer—no matter the time of year.