Botanical Name: Citrus aurantium amara
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.
Common Uses: 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.
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Blends well with: Lavender, Lemon, Clary Sage, Myrrh and spice oils such as 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.