Can You Burn Citronella Candles Indoors?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 5, 2020 10:57:53 AM ET

Burning citronella candles indoors is not recommended, according to Life123. The scent emitted by citronella can be very difficult to remove from indoor fabrics, and the candles emit a secondary organic aerosol particulate into the air which can cause difficulty breathing and headaches.