Aromatherapy Essential Oils

Neroli Essential Oil

Neroli Essential Oil

Citrus aurantium

Neroli essential oil has a sweet, floral and slightly haunting smell. The colour is pale yellow to coffee brown and has a watery viscosity.

It originated in Italy.

Extraction Method:
Neroli oil is extracted by the process of steam distillation.

Chemical composition:
A-pinene, camphene, b-pinene, a-terpinene, nerol, neryl acetate, farnesol, geraniol, linalool, nerolidol, linalyl acetate, methyl anthranilate and indole.

Therapeutic properties:
Antidepressant, antiseptic, anti-infectious, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, bactericidal, carminative, cicatrisant, cytophylactic, cordial, deodorant, digestive, emollient, sedative and tonic.


  1. Neroli oil is very relaxing and can relieve chronic anxiety, depression, fear, shock and stress.
  2. Its calming effect can also be beneficial to the digestive tract. 
  3. It can be used for intestinal spasms, colitis and diarrhea.
  4. It helps insomnia.
  5. It is one of the essential oils with the most sedative effects and is useful for treating depression, anxiety and shock.
  6. It is also effective in calming heart palpitations, treating headaches, neuralgia and vertigo. 
  7. It can help when a patient is convalescing and is a good general tonic.
  8. On the skin, this oil helps in regenerating skin cells and is a rejuvenating oil useful to prevent ugly scar tissues. It promotes a smoother skin, fighting stretch marks and broken capillaries.


  • Neroli oil is non-toxic, non-sensitizing, non-irritant and non-phototoxic yet must be used sparingly.

Blends well with:

 Lavender, Lemon, Clary-sage and Myrrh.