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.