Petitgrain Essential Oil
Petitgrain essential oil smells like orange blossoms with a bitter, woody and herbaceous undertone.The colour of this oil is pale yellow to amber and it is watery in viscosity.
It originated in France.
Petitgrain oil is extracted from its leaves and twigs by the process of steam distillation.
Geraniol, linalool, nerol, y-terpineol, geranyl acetate, linalyl acetate, myrcene, neryl acetate and trans-ocimene.
Antiseptic, anti-spasmodic, anti-depressant, deodorant, sedative and nervine.
- nervous exhaustion
- anger and panic
- relaxing the body
- easing breathing
- reducing rapid heart beat
- relaxing muscle spasms
- stomach pains.
- excessive perspiration
- Petitgrain oil is in general non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing and non-phototoxic.