Lemon Eucalyptus is traditional used to repel mosquitos. The smell will remind you of holidaying in Asia (if you've been lucky enough to travel).
Also a key ingredient in chest rub to ease congestion. It contains a chemical that repels mosquitos and kills fungus.
Carefully dilute with a carrier oil such as jojoba, grapeseed, or almond oil prior to use. Please consult an essential oil book or other professional reference source for suggested dilution ratios.
You can also put 10-15 drops into a large bowl of hot water, place a towel over the back of the head and shoulders and inhale intermittently.
Natural essential oils are highly concentrated and should be used with care.
Aroma: Citronella-like with subtle floral undertones.
Attributes: Refreshing, cleansing, stimulating.
Mixes well With: Geranium, lavender, cedarwood, rosemary, mint and tree oils.
Extraction Method: Steam distilled from leaves and twigs.
Caution: Keep out of reach of children. Do not apply on children's skin, especially the face, mouth, nose and eyes. Avoid contact with eyes. If pregnant or nursing, consult your healthcare practitioner before using.
Not for internal use.