Geraniol & Citronella Beeswax Jar Candle
Jar candle in 100% beeswax. Burns for approximately 52 hours. Contains 5.3% Geraniol and 20% Citronella Essential Oil. Effective against mosquitoes. Burns for approximately 51 hours. Handmade by us in Hong Kong. The perfect candle for outdoors and indoors. Geraniol is a plant-based oil that is a proven insect repellent. Its light, floral scent combines well with Citronella, which has long been used to help keep insects away.
Geraniol was found to be effective against mosquitoes by a study in June 2009:
“Efficacy of the botanical repellents geraniol, linalool and citronella against mosquitoes”, published in the Journal of Vector Ecology, Wiley, 2009.