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What exactly is Citronella?


How does Citronella ward off mosquitoes, flies, etc. What exactly is Citronella and what causes it to eliminate pesty flying bugs?

 

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    Julianna (AEvans) 5 years ago

    BlossonSB: That is amazing! I never knew you could also place it on your skin. We use candles on our patio and I honestly thought it was some type of chemical. lolo! Glad to know it's natural. :)

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    Julianna (AEvans) 5 years ago

    I did not know that. The question has been bugging me for a long time. Thanks so much for answering it. :)

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    Julianna (AEvans) 5 years ago

    Teylina: All of the answers including yours is correct. I never knew what it was made from. We have them in our backyard and finally I have gotten answers. Thanks to everyone on HP.:)