Neroli Essential Oil
Neroli is extracted from orange blossoms from the bitter orange tree.
- Botany: part of the Rutaceae botanical family
- Other Common Names: Orange Blossom
- Part of Plant Used: Flowers
- Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation, Solvent Extraction
- Variations: Neroli, Petitgrain, and Bitter Orange all come from the Citrus aurantium tree.
- Chemistry: Neroli is comprised of monoterpenes (d-limonene), monoterpene alcohols (linalol), and esters (linalyl acetate).
- Digestive: soothes stress-related digestive issues
- Resproductive: used for PMS, menopause, and pregnancy, is also an aphrodisiac
- Nervous System: relieves stress, anxiety, depression, heartache, shock, agitation, and other negative emotions
- Skin:benefits mature and dry skin
- Pregnancy: helps with frequent urination, digestive issues, pregnancy support, and emotional support
- Babies & Children: is used for digestive issues, stress relief, skin care, and emotional support
- Emotional: embraces the heart and soothes the spirit during troubling times
- Spiritual: supports the Heart Chakra associated with love, relationships, transformation, and integration
- Scent Profile: Mid to base note with a citrus, floral aroma
- Longevity: The aroma of Neroli can last up to 16 hours.
- Fragrance Classification: Green
- Blends well with: Angelica Root, Bergamot, Clary Sage, Gardenia, Hyacinth, Jasmine, Lemon, Lemon Blossom, Mandarin, Myrrh, Nutmeg, Petitgrain, Rose, Rosewood, Sweet Orange, Tangerine, Vanilla, Ylang Ylang
- No known issues
Products Using Neroli Essential Oil
- Arctander, Steffen. Perfume and Flavor Materials of Natural Origin. A Pathfinder Book Reprint Edition, 2017.
- Clark, Demetria. Aromatherapy and Herbs for Pregnancy, Birth and Breastfeeding. Book Publishing Company, 2015.
- “Flavor, Fragrance, Food and Cosmetics Ingredients Information.” The Good Scents Company, The Good Scents Company (TGSC), 2019, www.thegoodscentscompany.com/.
- International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists. “PREGNANCY GUIDELINES Guidelines for Aromatherapists Working with Pregnant Clients.” International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists , IFPA, 2013, www.ifparoma.org.
- National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy. “Other Safety Considerations: Pregnancy.” National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy, naha.org/explore-aromatherapy/safety#other.
- Shutes, Jade and New York Institute of Aromatic Studies. "Foundations of Aromatherapy" and "Aromatic Scholars" Aromatherapy Certification Programs and Course Materials. 2017-2019.
- Tiran, Denise. Aromatherapy in Midwifery Practice. Singing Dragon an Imprint of Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016.
- Tiran, Denise. “Is It Safe to Use Essential Oils While I'm Pregnant?” BabyCentre UK, BabyCentre Blog, July 2013, www.babycentre.co.uk/x536449/is-it-safe-to-use-essential-oils-while-im-pregnant.
- Tisserand, Robert, et al. Essential Oil Safety: a Guide for Health Care Professionals. 2nd ed., Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2014.