MAGICAL USES: conscious mind (stimulates), protection.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Paraguay
DISTILLATION METHOD: steam
PLANT PARTS USED: leaves, stems
GUARANTEED FOOD GRADE BY DISTILLER: yes
GMO CONTENT: none
AROMA: citrus, strong, sweet, woodsy, bitter
COLOR & CONSISTENCY: thin, colorless to pale yellow liquid
PLANT FAMILY: Rutaceae
AROMATIC & THERAPEUTIC RESEARCH REPORTED: calming, inspiring, invigorating, refreshing, relaxing, soothing, uplifting, antibacterial, antidepressant, anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodic, convalescence, deodorant, insomnia, nervine, scars, shock. Other benefits attributed: It is good for maintaining the moisture and oil balance of the skin and in treating acne, pimples, abnormal sweating (those who suffer from nervousness have this problem), dryness and cracking of the skin, ring worm etc. It also ends nausea and tendency to vomit, being an anti emetic. When used in summer, it gives a cool and refreshing feeling.
BLENDS WELL WITH: clary sage, geranium, lavender, nutmeg, orange, rosemary.
SAFETY WARNINGS: Never ingest essential oils without a prescription. Use carrier oil when applying to skin.
There are several different oils that come from the organic tree; Orange is extracted from the peels of oranges by cold compression, Neroli is distilled from the orange blossoms, and Petitgrain is extracted from the fresh leaves and the young, tender twigs. This oil was previously extracted from the green and young oranges which were the sizes of the peas and hence the name Petit Grain.