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100% Organic Petitgrain Essential Oil, Pure, 10mL

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.
Origin: Paraguay

Possible synergy

Synergy: Mandarin, mint


Organic bitter orange petitgrain essential oil is:

  • Anxiolytic
  • Anti stress
  • Calming
  • purifying
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antibacterial
  • Antispasmodic
  • Skin regenerator
  • Relaxing and sedative
  • Antidepressant
  • Antimycotic

Energy value and synergy

Navel CChakra

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

Top Uses of Petitgrain Essential Oil

  • Septic Prevention
  • Antispasmodic
  • Anxiety
  • Deodorant

Origin and history

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.

Organoleptic properties

Appearance: liquid

Color: pale yellow

Smell: fresh, sweet, orange blossom

Distilled parts: Leaves and twigs

Country of production: Paraguay

Density: 0.878-0.875

Chemotype / composition

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.

Suggested Use:

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.

Precaution for use

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.

Link to Organic Petitgrain Essential Oil Profile

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