Citronella Oil Reduces Inflammation and Helps with insomnia

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Top 5 Essential Oil for Your Spa – No.1 Citronella Oil

   

Overview

     

Citronella is a plant with rich antioxidants and phytochemicals that has been used to decrease rashes, inflammation, infections, pain and other health conditions.

 

People commonly use citronella oil as a natural fragrant oil in insect repellents, beauty, household and perfume products.

   

Scientific support

    

Research has shown the antibacterial and antifungal substances in citronella, which is why people apply it to treat skin damage and reduce inflammation. The flavor of citronella can also promote relaxation to human.

  

    

Benefits

   

Anti-inflammatory and pain reducer: the substances in citronella can fight free radical damage and help reverse oxidative stress.

   

Parasites destroyer: with strong anti-helminthic geraniol, citronella oil can stun or kill worms and parasites to prevent internal and external infections.

   

Stress reducer: the citrusy scent of citronella can release stress and cheer you up. Research shows that citronella oil seems to activate parasympathetic and sympathetic nervous activity. It may also help with insomnia and depression to some extent.

  

 

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