Description : A tall, aromatic evergreen tree of the myrtaceae family. An essential oil obtained from the leaves by steam distillation.
Constituents & Specifications : Citriodora oil has various chemical compounds that include eucalyptol, piene, limonene, linalool and alpha-terpenol. Specific Gravity : 0.85800 - 0.87700 @ 25.00 °C Refractive Index : 1.45100 - 1.46400 @ 20.00 °C
Properties : Antiseptic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, digestive, emollient, febrifuge, hepatic, insecticide, sedative, stomachic and tonic. It is a powerful natural disinfectant.
Benefits & Uses :
Citriodora is a lemon scented essential oil especially used in perfumery and fragrance creation, being excellent for smelly shoes, cooking smells and pets.Bath, compress, inhalation, aromatherapy diffuser, local wash, massage and as a perfume in cupboards.
It is used as an ingredient in some mouthwash and dental preparations,
The oil is found in numerous over-the-counter cough and cold lozenges as well as in inhalation vapors or topical ointments