New study reveals deer ticks repelled by Citriodiol®

Citrefine’s Citriodiol® Oil of Lemon Eucalyptus repels deer ticks for almost five hours, a new study has revealed.

Conducted for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the study tested our active ingredient, Oil of Lemon Eucalyptus (OLE) - sold under the tradename Citriodiol® OLE - against 3-species of ticks.

From leaf to shelf – Our green process…

Citriodiol® is nature’s most effective repellent. It has been protecting families and communities against bites and insect-borne diseases for over 25 years. 

But how is this active, derived from the unassuming Eucalyptus citriodora tree, transformed into a scientifically proven repellent?

US Environment Protection Agency approves removal of minimum age restriction on Citriodiol® product

Citrefine's standard 30% Citriodiol® spray has an excellent safety record and has been sold in the US for two decades. 

The active ingredient's long-standing safety record has been further supported by the EPA who have approved the use of registered Citriodiol® products on children of all ages.

25 years of understanding that Nature knows best

More than a quarter of a century ago, Dr Paul Clarke, a tropical disease specialist in the British Navy travelled to South East Asia and saw first-hand the devastation caused by mosquito-borne diseases. On the same trip, he learned about an age old use of Eucalyptus citriodora oil as an insect repellent. And the rest is history…