Petitgrain Essential Oil is distilled from the green twigs and fresh leaves of the orange tree. It has a distinctively fresh, bitter-sweet, orange flower-aroma, with woody undertones.
Uses & Benefits: Petitgrain Essential Oil is known for its antibacterial properties, which, along with its refreshing fragrance, make it a good deodorant. It can also help balance the oil and moisture levels in the skin, fighting blemishes as well as dryness and cracking.
Petitgrain is uplifting and refreshing and helps to refresh the senses, clear confusion, reduce mental fatigue, and reduce depression. It May also stimulate the mind, support memory and gladden the heart.
It has also traditionally been used as a tonic for the nervous system, and can help to calm, refresh and energise you if you’re feeling exhausted and stressed.
Blends well with: Bergamot, Clary Sage, Geranium, Lavender, Neroli, Rosemary and most Citrus Oils.
Cautions: No specific warnings
Botanical Name: Citrus aurantium
Country Of Origin: Southern China, Northeast India, France
Plant Part: Leaves and twigs
Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation