Essential Oil Profile
Botanical Name: Citrus Auratium
Country of Origin: Paraguay
Extraction Method: Steam distillation from the leaves and sometimes the twigs and branches of the bitter orange tree.
Scent Profile: Because it is distilled from the leaves and twigs, it is less floral and less citrusy in fragrance. It has a beautiful, fresh, woody aroma that blends well with citrus rind and floral oils.
THERAPEUTIC PROPERTIES / HEALTH BENEFITS
Abundant in calming ester Linalyl acetate and antibacterial monoterpene linalool,Petitgrainpossesses calming and balancing properties that have long been used in traditional health practices and various benefits.
Petitgrain essential oil is a sedative that can help with a variety of nervous problems, including ailments, irritations, inflammations, anxiety, and sudden wrath. It can also be used to treat conditions like irregular heartbeats, hypertension, and sleeplessness.
As a nerve tonic, this oil has a great reputation. It calms and relaxes the nerves while also protecting them from the negative effects of shock, rage, anxiety, and terror.Petitgrain essential oil is effective in treating nerve disorders, convulsions, epileptic and hysterical crises. Finally, it helps to strengthen nerves and the nervous system in general.
|Promotes relaxing feelings||Maintains strong cardiovascular health|
|Allows restful sleep||Aids in treating hypertension|
|Supports healthy immune function||Prevents microbial infections|
|Prevents body odour and skin infections|
PETITGRAIN IN SKIN CARE
Treats skin problems: Petitgrainis good for maintaining the moisture and oil balance of the skin as well as for treating acne, pimples, abnormal sweating (for those who suffer from nervousness), dryness and cracking of the skin.
Natural deodorant: The refreshing, energizing, and delightfully woody yet floral scent ofpetitgrain essential oildoes not leave any trace of body odour. It curbs the growth of bacteria in those parts of the body that are always subjected to heat and sweat.
How to use for face care
Add one drop ofessential oil to one dollop of your face cream or lotion and apply every two days. Do not be tempted to add more oil. Higher doses do not work better than regular applications.
How to use for body care
Use no more than 4 to 5 drops for every 5ml of body lotion or carrier oil. Apply the mixture all over skin and pat dry or allow full absorption.
PETITGRAIN IN HEALTH CARE
Antispasmodic: Being antispasmodic in nature,Petitgrain induces relaxation in the tissues, muscles, nerves and blood vessels. As a result, coughs, abdominal and muscular cramps, congestion and convulsions are greatly reduced.
Supports cardiovascular health: Petitgrainhelps to lower blood pressure by increasing dilation of blood vessels, and thus promoting healthy blood circulation. It is also full of anti-oxidants which calms the emotions and soothes the nervous system.
HOW TO USE
– In a nebuliser
– In an oil burner
– In baths or inhalation
BLENDS WELL WITH
As a citrus essential oil, Petitgrain oil will blend well with other citrus-based oils like Bergamot or Lemongrass. In addition, it blends well with warm essential oils such as Cinnamon.
Keep out of reach if children. If pregnant, nursing or under doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears and sensitive areas as possible skin sensitivity might occur.