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Keep Bugs Away Using Home Made Citronella Candles

Keep Bugs Away Using Home Made Citronella Candles

Citronella Candles
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Citronella oil is one of the essential oils obtained from the leaves and stems of different species of Cymbopogon (lemongrass). The oil is used extensively as a source of perfumery chemicals such as citronellal, citronellol and geraniol. These chemicals find extensive use in soap, candles and incense, perfumery, cosmetic and flavouring industries throughout the world They are placed around the barbecue or table and repel flying insects.

Making your own citronella candles is much cheaper than buying them, especially if you recycle  cans/jars and use old burnt down candles etc

Keep Bugs Away With Home Made Citronella Candles

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