Oil Name: Petitgrain Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Citrus aurantium
Petitgrain essential oil smells like orange blossoms with a bitter, woody and herbaceous undertone.The colour of this oil is pale yellow to amber and it is watery in viscosity.
Originating in France, Petitgrain oil is extracted from its leaves and twigs by the process of steam distillation.
Essential or Carrier Oil?
Geraniol, linalool, nerol, y-terpineol, geranyl acetate, linalyl acetate, myrcene, neryl acetate and trans-ocimene.
Citrus, Herbaceous, Woodsy
Antidepressant, Antiseptic, Anti-spasmodic, Deodorant, Nervine, Sedative
Acne, Insomnia, Muscle Spasm, Muscular Aches and Pains, Nervous Exhaustion, Nervous Tension, Nervousness, Stress, Tension
Detail of Warnings
Petitgrain oil is in general non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing and non-phototoxic.
Compatible Combination Oils
Bergamot, Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Geranium, Jasmine, Lavender, Lime, Neroli, Orange, Palma Rosa, Rosemary, Rosewood, Sandalwood, Ylang-ylangTags: Petitgrain essential oils