Absolute Essential is the only certified organic New Zealand company that sources sustainable, medicinal quality plant oils from artisan producers worldwide. They are committed to maintaining exemplary environmental, ethical and fair standards at all stages.
HealthPost’s range includes a wide variety of pure therapeutic grade essential oils, as well as tailored oil blends and carrier oils.
Founded in 1988 by Dr Bo Hendgen D.O. N.D Founder & Director of Absolute Essential who is a Qualified & Registered Health Care Professional, Aromatic Medicine, Osteopathy & Naturopathic Physician, Absolute Essential is a company founded on strong principles of sustainability, organic production, and purity of product. Their range is produced without the use of toxic solvents and chemical additives, and many of them are certified organic. They include not only pure oils, but oil blends such as Twinkle Star, Birth Time Calm and Feminine Balance for specific times and purposes, and they have a range specifically designed for use with infants and children or during pregnancy.
Their range is sourced from small-scale suppliers in 56 different countries, wild-crafted or organic, and produced in an organic factory. With oils available from the most popular such as peppermint, tea tree, lavender true and manuka, through to the more exotic including jasmine, frankincense and sandalwood, there is something for all tastes in HealthPost's range.
Absolute Essential Citronella (Organic) is used extensively as an effective natural repellent, Citronella has a variety of active properties that offer useful applications on your body, in your garden, on your pets, and in your home.
Its refreshing, lemon-sweet fragrance and stimulating qualities are cleansing and tonic for a range of therapeutic uses.
Blends well with: Geranium, all Eucalyptus oils, Lemongrass.
The scent of Citronella may be irritating to some asthmatics.
Not for internal use.
Avoid the eyes, flush with water.
Keep out of reach of children.
Insect Repellent: Diffuse a few drops in a diffuser or apply in carrier oil to the skin to repel annoying insects.
Plant Pests: Citronella can be added to a little warm water, shaken vigorously and sprayed on your lettuce to repel pests, repeat 3 days in a row. Totally non-toxic.
Cat Repellent: Spray 20 drops of citronella diluted in 200 ml of warm water where cats scratch or urinate. They dislike the scent and will avoid these areas. It is safe for use on furniture.
Flea Repellent: Add 20 drops of citronella and 20 drops of Eucalyptus to warm water and spray on carpet and furniture. Repeat as required.