Botanical Name: Citrus aurantium amara
Plant Part: Flowers
Distillation Method: Steam Distilled
Country of Origin: Italy
Description: Neroli Essential Oil comes from the blossoms of sweet orange and/or bitter orange trees. This particular variety comes from the bitter orange tree which is known for it’s higher therapeutic qualities.
Color: Dark green/yellow oil.
Neroli Essential Oil is known for increasing circulation and stimulating new cell growth. It also has the ability to prevent scarring and stretch marks which makes it particularly useful in women. This oil is known for being useful in treating a number of skin conditions linked to emotional stress. Neroli Essential Oil is particularly useful for individuals with dry, irritated or sensitive skin. It has the unique ability to regulates oiliness and reduce enlarged pores. Neroli helps to clear acne and blemished skin, particularly if the skin is deficient in moisture. With regular treatment, it can even minimize the appearance of broken capillaries and varicose veins. Some other common uses are as an antidepressant, carminative, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, cordial, antiseptic, deodorant, digestive, stimulant (nervous) and tonic (cardiac, circulatory).
Consistency: Medium | Note: Middle | Strength of Aroma: Strong
Scent: Neroli Essential Oil is known for it’s sweet, floral citrus aroma. It is commonly refered to as an exotic and exquisite essential oil.
History: Although various types of orange essential oils have been around for hundreds of years, Neroli Essential Oil wasn’t discovered until the seventeenth century. One interesting fact is that it was named after the princess of tremoille. In the early years, Neroli was highly valued for it’s ability to be used against the plague and fevers. This oil is non-toxic and non-sensitizing.