Absolute Aromas - Neroli
Neroli has a subtle, sweet-floral aroma. An excellent oil to use during stressful situations to calm and soothe the mind and heart. This oil comes from the blossoms (flowers) of the bitter Orange tree. It is one of the few oils that aromatherapists recommend for use (in moderation) during pregnancy.
Plant Family: Rutaceae
Country of Origin: Tunisia
Method of Extraction: The oil is distilled from the flowers on the Orange blossom tree.
Main Theraputic Properties: Antibacterial, Aphrodisiac, Calmativem, Uterine tonic.
Contraindications: Non toxic and non irritant in prescribed doses.
Did you know: The name of this oil came from an Italian princess who used it as her favourite perfume.
Oil Appearance: Clear to Pale Yellow.
Chakra: Sacral & Heart & Brow.
Chinese Element: Fire (& Wood).
Also known as Orange Blossom or Neroli Bigarade, this essential oil is water distilled from the flowers of the cultivated Bitter Orange tree.
The Orange flowers must be distilled immediately after picking, as they decay very quickly.
Tunisia is the most highly regarded producer of this exotic floral oil. This delightful oil has been carefully distilled in Tunisia with brand new, top quality equipment by skilled and experienced distillers. The difference is apparent in the quality.
For a wonderfully fragrant bath when you feel that the stresses and strains of life are too much, try blending 2 drops of Neroli, 1 drop of Jasmine and 1 drop of Clary Sage, in a teaspoonful of Peach Kernel oil and add to a very warm bath.
Blend 1 drop each of Neroli, Geranium and Bergamot in 10ml of Sweet Almond oil and apply to the back and shoulders as a pre-interview massage oil.
When feeling delicate and vulnerable, especially after giving birth, try 2 drops of Neroli, 1 drop of Rose, and 2 of Pettigrain to a teaspoon of Jojoba, swirl the mixture into a warm bath, lie back and let the subtle aroma bathe and soothe the emotions.