Petitgrain Essential Oil

Botanical Name: Petitgrain bigarde Plant Part: Leaves and Twigs Extraction Method: Steam Origin: Italy Description: Petitgrain bigarde is native to Southeast Asia. The tree now grows throughout the Mediterranean and sub-tropic areas worldwide. The bitter orange tree that provides the Petitgrain Essential Oil is also the source of Bitter Orange Oil and Neroli Oil. Color: Colorless to pale yellow liquid. Common Uses: Petitgrain is believed to have uplifting properties. Aromatherapists have long used it to calm anger and stress, while it has been used in the skin care industry for acne, oily skin, and as a deodorizing agent. Consistency: Thin Note: Top Strength of Aroma: Medium Blends well with: Bergamot, Cedarwood, Clary sage, Geranium, Lavender, Lime, Jasmine, Neroli, Orange, Palmarosa, Rosemary, Rosewood, Sandalwood and Ylang Ylang. Aromatic Scent: Petitgrain Essential Oil smells like orange blossoms with a bitter, floral, citrus and herbaceous undertone. History: Originally the oil was produced in distilleries from the unripe oranges when they were the size of cherries. This explains why it is named petitgrain �¢?? which in French means little grains. Nonetheless, this proved to be uneconomical and so the oil began being extracted from the leaves and twigs of the orange tree instead. Cautions: None Known.

Petitgrain Essential Oil
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