Citronella, (Cymbopogon nardus), reduces excessive perspiration and oily skin. In Europe, as well as the USA, citronella is combined with cedar wood to repel mosquitoes. Therapeutically, citronella reduces migraines, neuralgia and fatigue. Citronella yields its oil from steam distillation of fresh leaves and flowers.
Dilute 2 drops in 1 tablespoons oil or 1 cup of water.