Botanical source: Citrus aurantium subsp. amara
Plant part used: The flower
Extraction method: Water distillation of the fresh flowers
Note: Neroli is actually the oil of bitter orange flowers. It is so called after the celebrated princess of Nerola in the Italian Renaissance (Anna Maria de La Tremoille). Her lavish, extravagant use of bitter-orange flower oil as perfume for her body and clothes eventually gave her name to this oil.
Fragrance profile: A rich, floral sweet-citrus oil with honeysuckle overtones, distilled from selective bitter orange flowers.
Fragrance energy: Citrus-sweet
Properties: Uplifting, relaxing, harmonizing
Complementary blending: Bergamot, Mandarin, Benzoin, Ylang ylang, Jasmine absolute, Geranium, Rose oil and absolute, Lavender
For external use only. Properly dilute all essential oils in lotion or vegetable carrier oil before massage or other topical use. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, have any health conditions, or are taking medications, please consult your healthcare provider prior to using essential oils.