Essential Oils

Petitgrain essential oil (Citrus aurantium)

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Sources: Mediterranean Europe, North Africa
Extraction: Steam distilled
Note: Top
Scent: Woody, citrus, floral
Key points:

  • Comes from the leaves and twigs of the same tree as neroli and orange oil come from
  • Good for emotional applications

Properties:  antiseptic, antispasmodic, stimulant
Uses: anxiety, insomnia, stress, mental fatigue, stimulate memory and intellect, balances nerves
Cautions: Generally regarded as safe.

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