Aroma:Citrus, yet floral. Very energetic and fresh. Quite green, with resemblance both of Neroli and citrus peel. However, it is not as fine and floral as Neroli.
Latin Name:Citrus aurantium var. amara
Country of Origin:Paraguay
Cultivation Method:Conventionally Grown
Extraction Method:Steam Distilled
Extracted From:Leaves and twigs
Aromatherapy Properties:Hypnotic and sedative. Calming anxiety and panic attacks. Uplifting and easing the mind, restoring ones energy. Great nerve tonic.
Suggested Use:Add a few drops to a diffuser for a relaxing, fresh aroma climate.
History:Petitgrain is extracted from the leaves and little twigs of the Bitter Orange tree. Previously, it was distilled from the small green fruit, hence the name petitgrain – "little grains"
It is an important ingredient of Eau de Cologne.
Specific Safety Information:No known toxicity. GRAS (Generally Regarded As Safe) approved by the FDA as food flavor.