Hidden Secrets of Neroli Oil & the Neroli Plant

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Botanical name (Latin): Citrus aurantium
Plant family: Rutaceae
Aroma profile: Neroli Essential Oil smells intensely floral, citrusy, sweet and exotic.
Perfumery note: Middle
Essential oil extraction method: Steam distillation
Native region/origin
: Morocco
Growing habit: Small clusters, have widely separated petals surrounding a tuft of yellow stamens.
Parts used: Blossoms

Benefits of Neroli Essential Oil

Neroli Essential Oil has been found to be beneficial to use for skin care and for emotional wellness.

Its uses include helping to ease feelngs of depression and sadness, combating grief, supporting peace and encouraging happiness. Scroll down for a list of additional uses.

Within The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy, Salvatore Battaglia cites Julia Lawless and Patricia Davis when he shares that "Neroli oil is regarded as one of the most effective sedative and antidepressant remedies, and is recommended for the treatment of insomnia and states of anxiety and depression."

History of Neroli Essential Oil

Orange Blossom (Neroli) was first introduced as a fashionable scent near the end of the 17thcentury by Marie-Anne de La Trémoille, Duchess of Bracciano, later known as the Princess of Nerola. She loved the scent of orange blossoms and used it to perfume her clothes, gloves and bath; since then, this beautiful essence has been known as Neroli.

In 1885 a book was published by J.A. McGill M.D. "The famous specific Orange blossom for all female Diseases.  It mentions using Neroli for Lethargy, weakness, swelling, inflammation and strengthens the nerves.

Today Neroli essential oil is widely used in perfumery, skincare, and in formulations to help promote relaxation and alleviate stress. On a psychological level, "Neroli oil instills both comfort and strength, and assists in the release of repressed emotions - through relaxing and reuniting our solar and lunar (conscious and subconscious) worlds."

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