Essential Oils for Insect Repellent:
Essential oils that naturally repel insects.
Aroma Description: Sweet, fresh, fruity, mildly licorice-like, balsamic aroma with a resinous, faintly smoky undertone; has good tenacity, fixative properties and possesses notes that are reminiscent of lemon and cedar
Aroma Description: Deep, woody aroma, lightly sweet, and faintly smoky
Aroma Description: Cajeput Essential Oil smells fresh and campherous with a slightly fruity characteristic.
Aroma Description: Complex, with resinous, earthy base notes, with a mild sweet anise middle note
Aroma Description: Woody and sweet. Atlas Cedar Oil is a bit sharper than Virginian Cedarwood Oil. The aroma is reminiscent of artificial mothballs.
Aroma Description: Astringent, Balsamic, Slightly sweet, woody. It strongly resembles the aroma of cedar chests and closets.
Aroma Description: Citronella Essential Oil smells citrusy, slightly fruity, fresh and sweet.
Citronella - India
Aroma Description: Citrus, Fresh, Lemony, Medicinal, Slightly sweet, Strong
Aroma Description: Davana Essential Oil smells rich, sweet, fruity and slightly woody. It also has a subtle vanilla note.
Aroma Description: Citrus, Cool, Fresh, Lemony, Soft
Aroma Description: Galbanum Essential Oil possesses an intensely green, fresh leafy odor with a dry woody back-note of balsamic, bark- like character.
Aroma Description: Herbaceous, green, floral, sweet, dry, fresh, slightly fruity
Lemongrass - Nepal
Aroma Description: Fresh, Herbaceous, Lemony, Slightly sweet
Aroma Description: Cool, Earthy, Exotic, Floral, Fresh, Rich, Sensual, Slightly sweet, Soft
Aroma Description: May Chang Essential Oil smells sharp and has a complex lemony aroma.
Aroma Description: Balsamic, Earthy, Exotic, Musky, Resinous, Rich, Slightly spicy, Warm, Woody
Aroma Description: Earthy, Exotic, Musky, Resinous, Rich, Sensual, Slightly floral, Warm, Woody
Aroma Description: Plai Essential Oil smells fresh, spicy, woody and peppery.
Aroma Description: Rose Geranium Essential Oil smells floral, somewhat rosy and green. It is similar in aroma to Geranium (Pelargonium graveolens/Pelargonium asperum) but has a slightly more rosy fragrance.
Aroma Description: Exotic, Resinous, Rich, Sensual, Soft, Vanilla-like, Warm
Aroma Description: Floral, fresh, camphorous, sweet and herbaceous
Aroma Description: Spikenard Essential Oil smells deep earthy, woody and musky.
Tea Tree, Lemon
Aroma Description: Astringent, Citrus, Fresh, Lemony, Medicinal