Neroli Essential Oil Uses

Neroli essential oil is used in aromatherapy

Interestingly enough, the name neroli doesn’t come from the tree. In the late 17th century, the Princess of Nerola, Anne Marie Orsini, introduced this aroma to the world. Since then, it has been associated with this bitter orange fragrance.

Here are a few general facts about this essential oil:

Botanical Name
Citrus Aurantium
Family
Rutaceae
Extraction Method
Water distillation of the flower
Essential Oil Colour
Dark greenish yellow or coffee brown (absolute)
Consistency
Medium
Description
Middle note, and strong initial strength. It has a refreshing, sweet, exotic and floral aroma.
Important Constituents
Linalool, Linalyl acetate, Indole

How Can You Use This Essential Oil?

    • Cooking. This oil is edible and rumoured to be part of a popular cola recipe.
    • Essential Oil.
      This essential oil is well-known for relieving nervous problems such as shock, stress and anxiety. It can also lift depression and reduce stress-related insomnia. These effects increase when neroli is diluted and massaged into the skin. At last, peace and tranquility is within reach…Physically, it may help reduce the appearance of scars and stretch marks. It is also known to help with skin cell regeneration.

 

DO NOT apply this essential oil directly to the skin without being diluted in a carrier oil first. An estimate of 2 drops of essential oil per 1 teaspoon of carrier oil is suggested.

Where Can You Find This Essential Oil?

This essential oil normally comes in various sized bottles and can be found in major drugstores and specialized stores. Many internet-based aromatherapy companies carry this essential oil. It is more expensive than other essential oils.

You can purchase Neroli 100% Pure Therapeutic Grade Essential Oil from Amazon.

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IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTE: Pregnant women should not take this essential oil. Undiluted oils should never be applied onto the skin. Do not take any oils internally without consultation from a qualified professional aromatherapy practitioner. Consult a professional aromatherapy practitioner prior to using this oil to treat children.