Plant Part: Flowers
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Description: Neroli Essential Oil is derived from the blossoms of either the sweet orange tree or the bitter orange tree. Our variety comes from the bitter orange tree which is viewed within the aromatherapy world as being of higher therapeutic quality.
Color: Dark greenish yellow liquid.
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Common Use: Any type of skin can benefit from this oil, although it is particularly appreciated in creams for dry, irritated or sensitive skin. It is also used in toners and minimizes the appearance of pores. It is one of the most popular floral essences use in fine perfumery, a few drops of which will make any unscented cream more sophisticated and elegant.
Spiritual Use: Neroli essential oil is all about staying in the present moment and not dwelling in the past; or even worrying about the future. For us to manifest what we want we must be completely in our power and be present in the moment. Panic and fear is produced when we separate our mind from the body. This is because we are literally in two different places. Neroli brings us back to one plane quickly and provides protection as well.
What Chakra is connected: Sacral, Heart and Crown
Blends well with: Lavender, Lemon, Clary Sage, Myrrh, Nutmeg, Cinnamon Bark, and Clove Bud.
Aromatic Scent: Neroli Essential Oil has a sweet, floral citrus aroma. Many aromatherapists refer to Neroli as an exotic and exquisite essential oil.
History: Though Bitter Orange Essential Oil from the peel of the fruit has been around for centuries, Neroli Essential Oil, which was distilled from the blossoms, wasn’t discovered until the seventeenth century. It was named after Anna Maria de la Tremoille, princess of Nerola. The oil’s properties were extremely valued by the people of Venice whose reputation was enhanced by Neroli’s perfume industry.
Cautions: This oil is non-toxic and non-sensitizing. Avoid use during pregnancy.
**All our organic essential oils are for external use only. Before using essential oils internal contact a qualified Aromatherapist. The information on this page is for educational purposes only, it is not meant to treat, cure, prevent, or diagnose of any disease or condition, it is not prescribe in any way.
Do not use during pregnancy.