Citrus aurantium l. leaf oil, Petitgrain essential oil
8014-17-3, F.E.M.A. : 2855
Plant Parts Used
Leaves & Twigs
Color & Odor
Clear to a yellow tinge tansperant liquid with resh, floral, citrusy, lighter in fragrance than neroli and slightly woody fragrance
Description : Petitgrain is an essential oil that is extracted from the green twigs of the bitter orange plant (Citrus aurantium var. amara) via steam distillation.
Constituents & Specifications : Petitgrain oil has various chemical compounds that include Linalyl Acetate, Linalol, Nerol, Alpha-Terpineol, Geranyl Acetate, Limonene and Myrcene. Specific Gravity : 0.87800 to 0.88900 @ 25.00 °C Refractive Index : 1.45000 to 1.46000 @ 20.00 °C
Properties : It is antiseptic, anti-spasmodic, anti-depressant, deodorant, and nervine. It has antidepressant, antispasmodic, deodorant and vitalizing, refreshing and cooling properties.
Benefits & Uses :
Petitgrain essential oil will help to calm anger and reduce panic. It has a relaxing effect on the nervous system and helps to calm a racing heart and relax muscles.
It has been used to treat impotence, mental fatigue, colic, indigestion, nausea, diarrhea, fainting, vertigo, halitosis and many respiratory conditions.
It is helpful to acne, pimples, scars and other skin related problems. It has antiseptic and tonic properties and is helpful in toning skin.
It is used in manufacture of superior quality skin care and cosmetic products.
Used for high graded perfumery & other fragrances.