Petitgrain Essential Oil Properties (Citrus aurantium)
Energetic, fresh, green, floral scent with resemblance of Neroli and citrus peel.
- 100% Pure, Concentrated, Undiluted
- Therapeutic Quality
- Steam Distilled from Leaves and Twigs
- Country of Origin: Paraguay
Petitgrain Essential Oil Packaged
Amber glass bottle with Euro dropper. Tamper proof safety seal. Shrink wrapped.
Background Information on Petitgrain Oil
Petitgrain essential oil is derived from the leaves and twigs of the orange, lemon or tangerine tree. The citrus evergreen trees are native to Asia. The bitter orange tree reaches a height of about 3 metres when cultivated, but can attain up to about 6 metres when growing in the wild. It has stout branches with a smooth brown trunk. When compared to sweet orange tree it has a more erect stature and tighter crown of leaves. It has flexible twigs with blunt thorns. The leaves are glossy and highly aromatic.
Petitgrain Essential Oil Uses and Benefits
Petitgrain essential oil aids meditation, soothes inflamed and irritated skin tissue, calms nerves, relieves anxiety, and promotes sleep.* This oil is a mood uplifter and improves mental clarity. Some of the oils documented properties are antidepressant, antiseptic, antistress, calmative, deodorant, refreshing, tonic, and uplifting.
Petitgrain essential oil is versatile as it has the ability to uplift and relax at the same time. This oil helps aid with acne, blemishes and pimples, balancing the overall sebaceous glands.* Petitgrain essential oil is used for depression, anxiety, diarrhea, fluid retention, greasy skin, headaches, insomnia, hay fever, mature skin, nervous exhaustion, and stress.* It also has antispasmodic, antiemetic, sudorific, stomachic, stimulant, tonic effects.
Petitgrain is widely used in perfumery.
See our references at the bottom of this page for additional information.
*This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA and is not intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any disease.
Petitgrain Essential Oil Uses and Benefits / Blends & Suggestions
A few drops in a diffuser will provide a relaxing, fresh aroma climate.
Petitgrain Essential Oil Safety Tips
Mildly photosensitizing. Avoid sun exposure to area of application for at least twelve hours after topical application.