Petitgrain (Citrus aurantium) oil is made from the leaves and twigs of the bitter orange tree. It is one of the classic ingredients of eau-de-cologne. It's a relaxant, sedative, and tonic, useful for insomnia, nervous exhaustion, depression, hypertension, irritability, and stress-related conditions. It is also antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, and antispasmodic and helps with acne, muscular spasms, and general aches and pains.
All-natural Vegan Not tested on animals
Made in France
Capacity: 10 mL
100% Citrus aurantium (Petitgrain) oil, 100% organic
Other Information: Steam distilled from leaves and twigs.
Synergy: Mandarin, mint
Organic bitter orange petitgrain essential oil is:
In energetic aromatherapy, bitter orange petitgrain essential oil is associated with the navel chakra “Svadhisthana”.
Its color is orange.
The bitter orange petitgrain essential oil activates Svadhisthana, it effectively evacuates stress, dissipates nervousness and stage fright, restores psycho-emotional balance.
Synergy: Roman chamomile, frankincense
The bitter orange tree originates from China where it has been used for centuries in traditional medicine (heart and digestive disorders). It has become acclimatized to the Mediterranean regions, and today its culture is found as far away as Paraguay. The culinary use of bitter orange is just as widespread as in perfumery and aromatherapy. Delicious jams are made with this fruit, candied bark, it is used in the composition of many desserts, flavored wines and liqueurs.
Color: pale yellow
Smell: fresh, sweet, orange blossom
Distilled parts: Leaves and twigs
Country of production: Paraguay
Main biochemical constituents or chemotype: linalyl acetate, linalool.
Allergenic molecules naturally present in this essential oil: Citral, Geraniol, Limonene, Linalool.
Certain natural compounds contained in this essential oil may pose an allergy risk in some people. To measure your tolerance, always do a test application in the crease of the elbow before using in your mixtures.
Add a few drops in your diffuser or a bowl of hot water. For all other uses, mix a few drops with a carrier oil (like olive, jojoba, almond, coconut oil) or with shampoo, hand soap, etc. Please consult a qualified aromatherapist or essential oil book for dilution ratios.
Pure essential oils are potent! Use with care.
Not for internal or topical use at this strength. Never use undiluted. Keep out of reach of children. May irritate skin. Dilute properly. If pregnant, nursing, suffering from any medical condition or taking medication, consult a health care practitioner before use. Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes. Store in a cool, dark place. Keep away from naked flame.
Flammable. Oral use on medical advice. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes. Not recommended for children under 3 and pregnant or breastfeeding women. Do not apply to the skin before sun exposure. Food use possible. Do not use pure on the skin.
The information given on essential oils through this website is provided for informational purposes. They can in no way replace the advice given by a doctor. For any therapeutic use or if you would like more information about essential oils, please consult a physician.
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