Citronella Plants vs. Candles

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Are citronella flowers as effective at repelling mosquitoes as citronella oil?

Citronella Plants vs. Candles

Citronella oil (composed of several types of plants), can be made into candles or burned directly. It is an effective mosquito repellant in high concentrations. It should be noted, however, that individual citronella-producing plants do not make enough oil to effectively repel mosquitoes. In other words, if you want them to be effective, buy man-made Citronella products.

   

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