Botanical Name: Citrus aurantium amara
Plant Part: Flowers
Extraction Method: Steam
Essential Oil is derived from the blossoms of either the sweet orange tree or
the bitter orange tree. Our variety comes from the bitter orange tree which is
viewed within the aromatherapy world as being of higher therapeutic quality.
greenish yellow liquid.
Common Uses: Neroli
Essential Oil increases circulation and stimulates new cell growth. It can
prevent scarring and stretch marks, and has been found useful in treating skin
conditions linked to emotional stress. Any type of skin can benefit from this
oil, although it is particularly good for dry, irritated or sensitive skin. It
regulates oiliness and minimizes enlarged pores. Neroli Oil helps to clear acne
and blemished skin, especially if the skin lacks moisture. With regular treatment,
it can reduce the appearance of fragile or broken capillaries and varicose
veins. Other properties include being antidepressant, antiseptic,
antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, carminative, cordial, deodorant, digestive,
stimulant (nervous) and tonic (cardiac, circulatory).
Strength of Aroma: Strong