Geraniol & Citronella

Jar Candle

HK$340

When it’s time to enjoy the outdoors, nothing ruins the occasion more than mosquitoes and other biting insects. Now you can use a scientifically tested and nature-based solution to fight them. Our Geraniol & Citronella candles combine two of nature’s strongest insect repellents in a special formulation that has been proven to help keep insects away.

Geraniol is a plant-based oil that is a proven insect repellent. Its light, floral scent combines well with the fresh lemon scent of citronella, which has long been used to deter insects.

Our Geraniol & Citronella candles contain 5.3% Geraniol and 20% citronella essential oils. These ingredients were found to be effective against mosquitoes by a study published in June 2009: “Efficacy of the botanical repellents geraniol, linalool and citronella against mosquitoes”, published in the Journal of Vector Ecology, Wiley, 2009.

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1948-7134.2009.00002.x/full

With original artwork by Kayla Lo, Hong Kong.

Geraniol & Citronella jar candle is made from 100% beeswax and finished with an FSC-certified sustainably sourced and gently crackling wooden wick. The jar is made from partly recycled glass with a sustainable bamboo lid. It is presented in a luxury no-plastic gift box.

Burns for approximately 50 hours.

Made by hand in Hong Kong.

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