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From Ananda Aromatherapy, pure essential oil of Neroli, steam distilled from the flowers of Bitter
Orange trees, originating in France. The Neroli is a 100% pure, beautiful, subtle floral essential oil, highly regarded for use in skin care, natural perfumery, and one of aromatherapy's most effective stress relievers. Neroli Petitgrain is distilled from the entire flowering branch, with an 8% by weight of the Neroli flowers on the branch, imparting many of the qualities of Neroli, with a lovely woody, complex aroma.*
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essential oil is a very precious oil produced from blossoms of the Bitter Orange tree. These
blossoms are small, white and very fragrant. Our Neroli Oil is steam distilled, not solvent extracted. The
high cost is a result of requiring 1 ton of orange blossoms to produce 1 quart of oil. Neroli
is named after Anna Maria de La Tremoille, Princess of Nerola (we're not making this up!) who first introduced
the fragrance to Italy.
The essential oil is both a sedative and overall tonic to the nervous system, and can be
beneficial for most stress-related disorders of an emotional origin. The oil has been said to treat heart palpitations,
relieve insomnia and reduce nervousness. Neroli's calming effect can be tried by deeply inhaling the aroma,
rubbing a few drops on the solar plexus, diluting in Jojoba oil and wearing as a natural perfume, or diffusing in small amounts. Neroli is considered one of the most important aromatics for aromatherapy treatment for anxiety, and depression resulting from stress and anxiety.
Neroli is one of the premier oils for mature women's skin care (along with Rose Otto and Clary Sage). The relaxing properties are imparted on a cellular level, and the oil is especially beneficial for sensitive skin. Salvatore Battaglia notes in The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy: "The oil is reputed to have a rejuvenating effect on the skin, as it has an ability to stimulate the growth of new and healthy cells".
Neroli essential oil has been noted as a tonic for the female reproductive system, for relief
of menstrual cramps - add to a bath or dilute to 10% in Apricot Kernel Oil and massage into the abdomen.
The anti-bacterial, anti-parasitic and anti-spasmodic properties of Neroli oil make it possibly supportive for
intestinal disorders. Again, use in a bath or dilute and massage into the abdomen. Abdominal massage with Neroli may be most effective when the stomach trouble is the result of stress.
The aroma of Neroli has been reported to successfully treat nervous depression and shock; it is
relaxing to the body and spirit, and may bring relief in seemingly hopeless situations. The essential 0il used
in a diffuser or burner can enhance the ambiance of a room, bringing an air of tranquility and relaxation.
To learn more about the use of all our essential oils, we encourage you to visit The Ananda Apothecary Forums, where you can post questions regarding specific applications of each oil. Questions in the forums are regularly answered by Ananda Apothecary staff, and other experienced aromatherapy practitioners.
|Diffuse, dilute to
10% and apply topically as a natural perfume, add at 1% to skin care formulas.
||Has traditionally been used as an anti-infectious, antibacterial
(coli bacteria), anti-parasitic, nerve tonic, digestive tonic, anti-depressive, antihypertensive - as well
as a beautiful and simple fragrance.
|Can offer support for the digestive system in cases
of certain infections and upset due to nervous tension. May help Calms other stress-related conditions. May
relieve menstrual discomfort. Noted particularly to help conditions of anxiety and stress.
||Always test a small amount first for sensitivity or allergic reaction. If
pregnant or under a doctor's care, consult a physician.
What is this?
|Listed GRAS. Read more...
|For measuring blends using % concentrations, or for measuring fractions of milliliters, see measuring essential oils. Mixes well with: Cedarwood
Oil, Geranium Oil, Jasmine
Oil, Lavender Oil, Lemon
Oil, Rose Oil, and Sandalwood
|All oils from Ananda Aromatherapy are therapeutic grade,
meaning they are produced to the highest quality standards possible. Our essential oils are
chosen for their integrity (all chemical constituents important for aromatherapy are intact), ecological
'soundness' (most are organic or wild grown), and wonderful
aromas. You may order a sample of any oil before trying larger amounts. Most samples are about .75ml; exotic oils such as Melissa, Rose, Angelica and Jasmine are only a few drops. Ananda Aromatherapy offers wholesale essential oils direct to you. We forgo the use of separate wholesale and retail tiers in order to keep fine therapeutic grade oils accessible to everyone!
*The FDA has not evaluated the statements on this website. No claims are made as to any medicinal value of this oil or any products from The Ananda Apothecary. The information presented here is for educational purposes of traditional uses and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. You are responsible for understanding the safe application of these products. If you have any questions, please call or email us for further information.