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Neroli (Orange Flower) Essential Oil

Citrus aurantium Origin: Morocco

Neroli (Orange Flower) Essential Oil

Overview

Botanical Name

Citrus aurantium

Common Method Of Extraction

Steam distilled

Parts Used

Flowers

Note Classification

Middle

Aroma

Light, sweet-floral fragrance, with a terpeny top note

Largest Producing Countries

Morocco, USA, Italy, and France

Traditional Use

In perfumery neroli is used as both a base note and a top note depending on the oils that it is blended with. It is also known for its calming effects.

Properties

Antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, carminative, fungicidal, sedative, tonic

Blends Well With

Benzoin, chamomile, clary sage, coriander, frankincense, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, jasmine, juniper, lavender, lemon, mandarin, myrrh, orange, palmarosa, petitgrain, rose, sandalwood, ylang ylang

Of Interest

It takes approximately 100 lbs of blossoms to produce 1 lb of neroli essential oil.

Safety Data

Generally considered safe.

Disclaimer

This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.

As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.