The Neroli tree got its name from Neroli Italy, the Princess Anne Marie
loved to have this oil, so it was named Neroli. The oil properties are
extremely valued by the people of Venice who used it against plague and
Description of Neroli:
Neroli essential oil is derived from the blossoms of either the sweet
orange tree or the bitter orange tree. Our variety comes from the Bitter
Orange tree which is viewed within the aromatherapy world as being of higher
: A powerful but delicate, sweet floral fragrance
: Coffee brown
Neroli oil has various chemical
compounds that include methulacetophenone, carotenoids, monoterpenses,
sesquiterpenes, alkaoids synerphrine, methyl, methyl tyramines,
triterpenoids, ergosterol and stigmasterol.
: It is extracted by steam distillation of
Uplifting and easing the mind, restoring ones energy. It acts like a great
nerve tonic, supreme skincare ingredient. It helps to relax if suffering
from anxiety as it is a natural tranquilliser. The therapeutic properties
are anti-depressant, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, anti-bacterial,
anti-hypertension, bactericidal, cicatrizant, antiseptic, deodorant,
fungicidal, emollient, cytophylactic, hypnotic, tonic,
digestive-carminative, hepato-pancreatic, hypnotic and sedative. For PMS or
emotional tension - added drops of neroli oil to honey every night to
relieve pain. A neroli essential oil bath is also beneficial for dry skin.
This same remedy will help when one feel angered, exhausted or tense. For
calming the mind - apply a drop of neroli oil to a tissue or use in
depression, anxiety, nervousness & agitation. Neroli oil has been shown
to improve mood.
Neroli is also used as an antidepressant which is good for the mind and
thought. It work as an antiseptic which is used in minor inflammations and
to kill germs and as an aphrodisiac and also used in calming and relaxing.
It is known to regenerate skin cells and improves the skin elasticity. It is
also good for preventing acne, scarring and stretch marks. It is used to
relieve depression, stress, shock and panic. It is popular for weddings, its
white blossoms are used in bridal bouquets, symbolizing purity and it also
helps calm the bride's nerves with sweet and floral smell.
Neroli oil is used to flavor pharmaceuticals and the absolute is used
extensively in high-cost perfumery work, especially Oriental, floral and
citrus blends, also as a fixative. The oil is used in eau-de-cologne and
toilet waters (traditionally with lavender, lemon, rosemary and bergamot).
Limited uses as flavoring ingredient in foods, alcoholic and soft drinks. It
is used to scent candles; freshen potpourri; in soap making; massage oils;
bath oil and as a perfume body oil.
Cosmetics and Toiletries:
The distillation water, known as orange flower water, is a popular
cosmetic and household article.
For bath add a total of 10 to 15 drops of neroli oil
to an already full bath. Agitate the water to thoroughly disperse the oils
before getting in.
Add 5 to 8 drops of neroli oil to 2 cups hot or
cold water and agitate to disperse oils. Briefly soak a cotton cloth, wring
and place on skin. Repeat every 15 minutes for up to one hour.
Place 1 to 3 drops of neroli oil on a cloth to
inhale or place 1 to 3 drops of essential oil into a bowl of hot water,
cover head and bowl with a towel and inhale for relaxation.
Massage and Skin care-
For a 2% dilution, add a total of
10 to 20 drops of neroli oil to 1 ounce of high quality vegetable oil
(almond, sunflower, olive etc.)
Absolutes, resins and more viscous oils are ideal
for creating and blending personal fragrances, artistically and