Citrus aurantium var. amara
Soothing, calming and releasing
Please note: The information below is meant to give a brief outline of how an oil can be applied by a trained aromatherapist.
Please do not use this information as a guide for how to use essential oils at home.
Properties and applications:
Anti Spasmodic - cramps, colic, nausea, nervous diarrhoea, asthma
Digestive Tonic - constipation, diarrhoea, nausea, IBS, sluggish digestion,
Cytophylactic - skin rejuvenation, improving scar tissue, mature skin
Antidepressant - anxiety, nervous tension, lack of confidence, low self esteem, depression
Sedative - panic, shock, hysteria, fear, nervous conditions, insomnia
Euphoric - depression, chronic conditions, lack of confidence, general unhappiness
Country of origin:
France, Morocco, Egypt
Part of plant used:
Method of extraction:
Other florals and green oils.
No known contra-indications.
Floral and sweet citrus combined.
Evergreen tree with dark green leaves, white flowers and orange fruit. The tree produces 3 essential oils, Neroli from the flowers, Petitgrain from the leaves and twigs, and Bitter Orange from the fruit peel.
An original ingredient of Eau de Cologne, white Neroli flowers are traditional at weddings.