Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Neroli (Orange flower) Essential Oil

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Neroli (Orange flower) Essential Oil

Botanical Name: Citrus aurantium
Common Method Of Extraction: Steam distilled
Parts Used: Flowers
Note Classification: Middle
Aroma: Light, sweet-floral fragrance, with a terpeny top note
Largest Producing Countries: Morocco, USA, Italy, and France

Traditional Use: In perfumery neroli is used as both a base note and a top note depending on the oils that it is blended with. It is also known for its calming effects.

Blends Well With: Benzoin, chamomile, clary sage, coriander, frankincense, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, jasmine, juniper, lavender, lemon, mandarin, myrrh, orange, palmarosa, petitgrain, rose, sandalwood, ylang ylang

Of Interest: It takes approximately 100 lbs of blossoms to produce 1 lb of neroli essential oil.

Safety Data: Generally considered safe.

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As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential 

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