Neroli Citrus aurantium  Essential Oil Information

Citrus aurantium

Neroli Essential Oil


Botanical Name

Alternative Names

Source Location

Plant part used


Citrus aurantium

Orange Blossom

France, Egypt

Blossoms








Extraction Method

Color

Consistency

Aroma Strength


Steam distillation

Dark brown

Medium

Strong








Fragrance

Floral, citrusy, sweet and exotic












Benefits

For the skin: tones, anti-wrinkle, anti-aging for mature skin, plus reduces scaring, skin blemishes, acne, dry skin, sensitive skin, stretch marks, oily skin, and shrinks pores.  Relaxing, stress relieving, and helps insomnia, as well as lowers blood pressure, regulating heart rhythm and palpitations.















Blends Well With

Chamomile, Clary Sage, Coriander, Frankincense, Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Mandarin, Myrrh, Orange, Rose, Sandalwood, Ylang Ylang














Constituents

Linalyl acetate, limonene, linalol, nerolidol, geraniol, alpha-terpineol, geranyul acetate, neryl acetate













Properties

Antibacterial, antidepressant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent (mild), carminitive, cictrisant, deodorant, nervine, stimulant (digestive)















Safety

Generally safe, and regarded as safe for children and infants (topically & diluted)











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