Latin Name: Citrus aurantium var. amara or Bigaradia
Country of Origin: France
Extraction Method: Steam distilled leaves
Top/middle note with a fresh,floral, citrus, mildly herbaceous aroma.
Petitgrain can refresh, uplift and relax during times of stress and anxiety.
A favorite for nighttime baths, blended with a small amount of patchouli or vetiver, as it is relaxing to the nervous system and can facilitate a restful nights sleep. It is a great skin tonic, particularly for oily skin issues.
Skin sensitization is possible if using old and/or oxidized oils. Essential Oils are typically used via inhalation and/or topical application while properly diluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified aromatherapy practitioner to address a specific health need, for a specified period of time. Keep away from children and pets.
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