- Distillation Method: Hydrosol
- Country of Origin: Morocco
- Plant Part: Flower
- Latin Name: Citrus aurantium var amara
- Cultivation: Naturally Grown
About the Hydrosol: Our Neroli Hydrosol can enhance any room with its light and uplifting floral aroma. This authentic hydrosol comes from the blossom of the bitter orange tree, offering a mild and sweet aroma with each spray. This hydrosol is suitable for all skin types, and is useful for a refreshing face mist.
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About The Plant
Citrus aurantium var. amara is an evergreen tree with long, but not sharp, spine and blossoms that are small, white and very fragrant.
Native to southeast Asia, this varietal serves enormous importance to the essential oil industry: the twigs and leaves are distilled into Petitgrain oil, and Bitter Orange oil is achieved by pressing the rind.
About The Hydrosol
Our Neroli hydrosol is obtained through water-steam distillation of fresh Neroli.
The bitter orange was first cultivated in the Mediterranean by Arabs in the 10th and 11th centuries and the essential oil first distilled in the early 16th century.
Neroli was first introduced as a fashionable scent near the end of the 17th century by Anna Maria de La Tremoille, princess of Nerola. It was said that she used it to perfume her gloves and in the water used for bathing, and this beautiful oil has been known as Neroli ever since.
Being one of the key essential oils in the classic Eau de Cologne (with Lavender, Bergamot, Lemon and Rosemary), it has a long history in aromatherapy use as a tonic to gently calm the nervous system.
Today, Neroli is widely used in the perfumery, skin care, and in blends to help promote relaxation and relieve stress.
Quells irritation from environmental factors
Counteracts physical hypersensitivity
Maintains a normal response to typical allergens associated with everyday life
Rejuvenates the skin
Helps heal burns and wounds
Encourages cell regeneration
Minimizes stretch marks
Firms and contracts exposed tissue
Reduces moisture loss
Tones and restores venous circulation
Promotes the healing of tissues
Indicated for: all skin types, mature skin, dry skin, sensitive skin, couperose skin
Calms the nervous system
Strengthens the nervous system
Helps alleviate nervous tension
Neroli clears heat, relaxes the nerves and uplifts the spirits; one of the best oils to stabilize the heart and mind.
Neroli is associated with purity. It brings us in touch with our higher selves, facilitates spiritual work, and enhances creativity. Neroli promotes clarity, sensitivity and space, and enhances the 'lightness of being'.
Neroli instills both comfort and strength, and assists in the release of repressed emotions. It can be used to reduce worry and upset, calm the heart and spirit, and stabilize feelings of fear. A tonic and restorative to the brain, Neroli is believed to be a mood lifter and to have the ability to bring strength to a grieving heart. Neroli can support feelings of calm and well being, and promote deep, restful sleep. A well–known oil used to inspire sensual moods, neroli can be used in a bath and diluted in a carrier oil to anoint a loved one.
Best used as a facial or body mist, spray on your skin as needed! Neroli has the ability to help reduce skin redness and scarring while encouraging cellular regeneration.
This hydrosol can also make any room smell amazing!
This hydrosol captures the scent of Neroli beautifully. Click here to read Neroli's scent profile.
Generally non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing. Always test a small amount first for sensitivity or allergic reaction.