Petitgrain Essential Oil 10mls

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  • Relaxing, refreshing and uplifting

  • Petitgrain essential oil makes for a good pick-me-up and tonic

  • A popular choice for use with oily skin and hair

  • Species
    Citrus aurantium Var.aurantium
  • Origin
    Paraguay
  • Extraction Process
    Steam distilled
  • Perfume Note
    TOP

Petitgrain essential oil resembles Neroli and is a very useful aromatherapy oil in its own right. it is especially good for for oily skin and greasy hair.

It's believed to be helpful in balancing sebum reduction.It's also been used for refreshing oily hair (try putting 2 drops in the final rinse after shampooing greasy hair). Petitgrain aids relaxation and is a good stress-reliever with excellent uplifting properties. You may find it particularly useful for the 'Winter Blues' or S.A.D.

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  • Species
    Citrus aurantium Var.aurantium
  • Origin
    Paraguay
  • Extraction Process
    Steam distilled
  • Perfume Note
    TOP

Petitgrain essential oil resembles Neroli and is a very useful aromatherapy oil in its own right. it is especially good for for oily skin and greasy hair.

It's believed to be helpful in balancing sebum reduction.It's also been used for refreshing oily hair (try putting 2 drops in the final rinse after shampooing greasy hair). Petitgrain aids relaxation and is a good stress-reliever with excellent uplifting properties. You may find it particularly useful for the 'Winter Blues' or S.A.D.

To diffuse in a traditional burner, simply fill dish with water and add a few drops of oil on top before lighting the candle. For electrical fragrancers, follow instructions given by the manual. For massage: dilute in a carrier oil and gently massage over the skin. Add a few drops to a handkerchief or inhale directly from the bottle if you are on the go. Dilute in distilled water and pour into spray bottle for an all-natural room fragrancer.
You may find that Petitgrain blends especially well with bergamot, lavender, palmarosa, geranium, rosewood and sandalwood.
Native to southern China and north-east India. Mainly produced in France, Paraguay and North Africa.
Dilute to a maximum of 1% in a base lotion or cream and use in your skincare regime to help balance and restore oily skin. Add a few drops to your shampoo to help revitalise greasy hair. Add a few drops to a burner to help lift the mood.

Historically used in perfumery and skin care.

Dilute in a carrier oil before skin application. Keep away from children and out of eyes. Do not take internally or apply undiluted to the skin. For further advice on using essential oils to treat medical conditions, we recommend you seek advice from a professional.

Please note that Amphora Aromatics Ltd cannot be held responsible for any injury, illness or adverse reaction to any recipes, instructions or advice given. It is the responsibility of the end user to ensure that they have followed the relevant safety protocols and that they are aware of any possible side effects before use. We always advise that a skin patch test is carried out before full usage of any natural product whether purchased from ourselves or elsewhere.

It is perhaps misleading to think of Petitgrain only as an alternative to Neroli or other citrus oils for it is a useful aromatherapy oil in its own right It has several applications in skin care as it helps to regulate overproduction of sebum and is a gentle but effective antiseptic

production of sebum and is a gentle but effective antiseptic' - an excerpt from Aromatherapy an A - Z by Patricia Davis.

Another name for Petitgrain is poor mans Neroli It comes from the bitter orange tree but unlike Neroli which is distilled from the flowers Petitgrain is obtained by distilling the leaves and young tips of the twigs

an excerpt from Pregnancy Book by Jennie Supper.
Ingredients Full

40-80% esters; mainly linalyl acetate and geranyl acetate, linalol, nerol, terpineol, geraniol, nerolidol, farnesol, limonene among others.


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