Geraniol & Citronella Beeswax 3×3 inch pillar
Geraniol & Citronella 3″x3″ pillar candle. 100% beeswax. 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 repellant. 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.
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