EC Number: 277-143-2
Description and usage: Steam distilled from the blossoms of the bitter orange tree. It has a dark greenish yellow color and a sweet, floral citrus aroma. Many aroma therapists refer to Neroli as an exotic and exquisite essential oil. Neroli essential oil increases circulation and stimulates new cell growth. It can prevent scarring and stretch marks, and has been found useful in treating skin conditions linked to emotional stress. Any type of skin can benefit from Neroli essential oil, although it is particularly good for dry, irritated or sensitive skin. It regulates oiliness and minimizes enlarged pores. Neroli oil helps to clear acne and blemished skin, especially if the skin lacks moisture. With regular treatment, it can reduce the appearance of fragile or broken capillaries and varicose veins.
Blends well with: lavender, lemon, clary sage, myrrh, spice oils such as nutmeg, cinnamon and clove.
Interesting facts: Though Bitter Orange essential oil has been around for centuries, Neroli essential oil wasn't discovered until the seventeenth century. It was named after Anna Maria de la Tremoille, princess of Nerola. The oils properties were extremely valued by the people of Venice who used it against plague and fevers.
Warnings: Read the label carefully and follow the instructions for use. For external use only, not for ingestion. Do not use undiluted. Non-toxic, non-irritant. Avoid during pregnancy.
Ingredients: Citrus Aurantium