A spray application may be good for freshening up a room or applying it to your skin as an insect repellent. To make a citronella oil spray add 10 to 15 drops of Citronella Oil to water in a glass spray bottle of 100 ml. Shake the bottle well before spraying. Use repeatedly to remain effective.
A diffuser can be used to disperse a scent through a room. Add 8 – 10 drops of oil to the water in the diffuser.
Citronella oil can also be added to oils and creams for topical applications. To make a cream or lotion dilute Citronella Oil in an unscented cream or lotion. Using 1 to 2.5 percent dilution for normal skin (6 to 15 drops per ounce) and a 0.5 to 1 percent dilution for sensitive skin (3 to 6 drops per ounce).Using citronella oil in this way may help kill germs and fungi on the skin and also promote wound healing.
Kills germs and fungi on the skin
How To Use
Dilute citronella oil in a carrier oil, like jojoba oil or coconut oil. Add 15 drops of essential oil per ounce of carrier oil for a 2.5 percent dilution. For sensitive skin, you may want to use a one percent solution (6 drops per ounce of carrier oil).