There are three essential oils derived from the leaves and fruit of the Orange tree but the oil from the orange flower - Neroli - is the mostly highly prized and expensive.
This exotic, fragrant oil is used extensively in skin care products, especially for dry/sensitive skin. It is also widely favored for its calming, soothing properties when inhaled.Uses of Neroli Absolute Essential Oil
ItalyHistory and Background
It is believed that this oil was named for the late 17th century Princess of Nerola, a city near Rome.
Neroli was used in the first eaux de cologne in the early 18th century.
In Chinese medicine, cool/neutral action, clears heat, calms and stabilizes heart and mind. Helps to re-establish links between disconnected body and mind. Facilitates release of deep emotional pain.Physical Description
This precious oil is yellowish to orange in color. Can darken with age or turn reddish-brown if exposed to light and air which reduces effectiveness.Aromatic Description
Its aroma is fresh, delicate, rich, warm, with a slight citrus note, sweet, and floral.Biological Makeup and Components
Acetic esters, geraniol, dipentene, terpineol, farnesol, l-camphene, jasmone, indol, alpha and beta pinene, nerolidol, nerol.Extraction Technique
Solvent extraction from freshly picked flowers of the orange tree.Information for Aromatherapists
Top note, blending well with almost all oils including chamomile, coriander, geranium, benzoin, clary sage, jasmine, lavender, rose, ylang ylang, lemon and other citrus oils.
Our Neroli Absolute essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers, or carrier oils.Cautions