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Petitgrain Essential Oil 4 oz
Petitgrain Essential Oil 4 oz

Petitgrain Essential Oil 4 oz

Your Price: $63.01
Petitgrain Essential Oil 4 oz
Part Number: 445137-03
Availability: In Stock.
UPC: 76796300288
Manufacturer: Starwest Botanicals
Botanical Name: Citrus reticulata/ Paraguay
Origin: France, Italy, Morocco
Lead Time: Ships 2-3 days
Minimum quantity of 5
Citrus aurantium is an evergreen tree with hardy branches and beautiful white flowers. It is a tree from which four essential oils are produced: Neroli, from the flowers; Petitgrain, from the leaves; Bitter Orange, from the rind; an oil from the juice of the fruit (used in food flavoring only).

A valuable medicinal herb, the orange originated in China, and by the Middle Ages was a favorite with Arabian physicians. In the 16th century, an Italian princess named Anna-Marie de Nerola reputedly discovered an oil extracted from the flowers, which she used to scent her gloves; today neroli oil, as it became known, is very expensive.

The fragrance of petitgrain is sweet, woody-floral and reminiscent of orange flowers, but a little less suave and floral-sweet.

It's an important ingredient in perfumery, blending well with geranium, frankincense, bergamot, lavender, rosemary, clary sage, other flower and citrus oils.

Aromatherapy benefits: refreshing, inspiring.

Petitgrain oil is in general non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing and non-phototoxic.

The therapeutic properties of Petitgrain are: antiseptic, anti-spasmodic, anti-depressant, deodorant, sedative and nervine.

Petitgrain oil can help with nervous exhaustion and stress-related conditions; it calms and soothes the mind.

It can also relax the body, eases breathing, muscle spasms and stomach pains. Petitgrain helps for convalescing after an illness and also insomnia.

It helps clear up a greasy skin, helps with acne and excessive perspiration and tones the skin.

Petitgrain oil helps with nervous problems, soothes aches and pains, and helps clear and tone the skin.

In vapor therapy Petitgrain oil can help with