Neroli Essential Oil

Botanical Name

Alternative Names

Citrus aurantium, Citrus bigardia

Orange Blossom

Source Location

Plant part used

France, Egypt

Blossoms

Extraction Method

Color

Steam distilled

Dark brown

Consistency

Aroma Strength

Medium

Strong

Fragrance

Floral, citrusy, sweet and exotic

Benefits/Uses/Systems

For the skin: tones, anti-wrinkle, anti-aging for mature skin, plus reduces scaring, skin blemishes, acne, dry skin, sensitive skin, stretch marks, oily skin, and shrinks pores.  Relaxing, stress relieving, and helps insomnia, as well as lowers blood pressure, regulating heart rhythm and palpitations. Respiratory aid: pleurisy, tuberculosis, bronchitis; stabilizing, shock, anxiety, mildly hypnotic, depression; PMS, menopause; digestive system support: intestinal tonic, pancreas, liver, colitis, diarrhea, gas.

Blends Well With

Chamomile, Clary Sage, Coriander, Frankincense, Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Mandarin, Myrrh, Orange, Rose, Sandalwood, Ylang Ylang

Main Constituents

a-pinene, B-pinene, linalyl acetate, transnerolidol, methyl anthranilate, penylethyl

Properties

Antibacterial, antidepressant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent (mild), carminitive, cictrisant, deodorant, nervine, stimulant (digestive)

Safety

Generally safe, and regarded as safe for children and infants (topically & diluted). NOT phototoxic