What does citronella do?
== == I had a cricket in my house, and I dropped one drop of citronella essential oil on it. It died within 20 seconds.
Citronella oil is derived from the drying of a grassy plant called Cymbopogon Nardus. It is a natural product as opposed to a chemical repellent such as is used in a bug spray repellent.According to the EPA, citronella oil has been used for over 50 years as an insect repellent. It works to repel insects without harming or killing them. Citronella oil repels varies insects such as mosquitoes, black flies, flies and ticks.It has a…
No, rabbits shouldn't eat citronella. Citronella is the name for both an essential oil, and a group of trees/shrubs (mostly growing in tropical climates). Citronella oil - Rabbits shouldn't eat or lick any essential oils, they're just too potent. Citronella plants - Although not listed on the popular lists of plants known to be toxic to rabbits, that doesn't mean they aren't toxic. These lists (one is linked below) are always important to consult but…
Some years ago you saw a photo taken at a funeral of a prominent woman Citronella Candles were near her casket what does this mean?
Most likely that the funeral was either outside or at least open to the out of doors. Citronella candles repel mosquitoes, the guest at the funeral would have been made more comfortable by this. Citronella is also a strong smelling (but not unpleasant) herb, something else the guest would have been pleased for.
Most people agree that citronella helps fight off mosquitoes, but not much. Here is what FAQ Farmer Marcy had to say: "Citronella is OK. The problem with this is, if there is the slightest breeze it can certainly affect what it's suppose to do. Many people don't care for the smell of it and if some people have allergies it can bother them." Here is what gardening expert Walter Reeves said about it: "Citronella can…
Citronella bark collars are widely available at many pet supply stores and online. They condition dogs to limit barking by causing a harmless spray of citronella in the dog's general vicinity when they bark. With so many options and consumer locations, it is difficult to say who offers the cheapest; however, you are likely to find the best range of designs and prices at a larger pet supply store.
Yes. Studies have shown that Citronella collars can be even more effective than Shock Collars. The Effectiveness rates were as follows: Ultrasonic anti-bark collars 20% effective Shock anti-bark collars 44% effective Citronella anti-bark collar 89% effective The main disadvantage of Spray Collars is that they must be refilled periodically. They also come in other scents.
If you have been inhaling steamed citronella instead of eucalyptus oil by mistake- how harmful is this and what should you do?
the US Food & Drug Administration consider citronella oil as generally recognized as safe. If any effects occur I would consult your doctor. Citronella oil doesn't contain anything directly harmful unless you're allergic to it. A possible effect of inhalation is an increased heart rate, however this doesn't happen in all individuals.