Neroli

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Botanical name:

Citrus aurantium

 

Origin:

Egypt, Morocco

 

Method of extraction:

Steam distilled

 

Color:

Pale yellow to gold

 

Viscosity:

Medium

 

Extracted from:

Flowers

 

Note clarification:

Middle

 

Aroma:

Citrusy floral

 

Blends well with:

Chamomile, clary sage, coriander, frankincense, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, jasmine, juniper, lavender, lemon, mandarin, myrrh, orange, palmarosa, rose, sandalwood, ylang ylang

 

Therapeutic uses:

It’s often used in perfumery and diffusers. The aroma is calming and helps to soothe anxiety

It is a great ingredient in skincare because it tones and moisturizers sensitive, mature skin. This makes it a good anti-aging ingredient option

 

Safety:

Neroli essential oil is not phototoxic

Generally speaking, it is a very safe oil

 

Approximate shelf life:

(Undiluted)

 5 – 7 years (refrigerated)

  

Notes:

Also known as orange blossom

It’s very fragrant. A little goes a long way which is good because neroli essential oil is quite pricey. 

Sources:

Please refer to the 'References and Certifications' page. 

 

Disclaimer:

Do not use any essential oils or essential oil blends if you have any underlying health conditions. Some oils are not safe for children, pregnant women, or pets. Always check with your doctor or certified aromatherapist, if you are unsure about the benefits or contra-indicators of a recipe or its ingredients. ‘A Scented Story’ is solely my platform to share my experiences with essential oils and other natural products. I do not prescribe any treatments.