Petitgrain, Bigarade - Organic Essential Oil

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Petitgrain Bigarade Essential Oil
100% PURE, THERAPEUTIC GRADE ESSENTIAL OIL
COMMON NAME Petitgrain oil
BOTANICAL NAME Citrus aurantium ssp amara
PLANT PARTS USED Leaves
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN Italy
 
Petitgrain is made from the same Bitter Orange tree as Neroli. It is made from the leaves rather than the blossoms so has a more green, woody scent than Neroli, but has similar calming and balancing properties.
Nature/Essence – Balancing & Calming
SKIN ICON 72pxFOR THE SKIN
Petitgrain helps balance the skin – good for oily and problem complexions and to help clear up blemishes.
 
BODY ICON 72pxFOR THE BODY
The calming properties of Petitgrain help relax tense muscles and digestive spasms. Lovely in a massage oil and also popular in deodorant blends.
 
MIND ICON 72pxFOR THE MIND
Petitgrain helps balance the nervous system during emotional strain and stress. It calms and soothes during times of panic, anger and sleeplessness, and helps restore inner strength and confidence. Petitgrain is a wonderful tonic to both relax and uplift.
 
HOME ICON 72pxFOR THE HOME
Diffuse Petitgrain when arguments or anger disrupt your home or workspace. It helps clear and lift the atmosphere and also works well as a deodoriser in the home.
BLENDS WELL WITH
Bergamot, Lavender, Palmarosa, Geranium and Sandalwood
Appearance Pale yellow to yellow
Odour Description Pleasant sweet odour, reminiscent of orange flowers, slightly woody herbaceous undertone
Main Constituents Geraniol, Linalool, Nerol, Alpha-terpinol, Geranyl Acetate, Linalyl Caetate, Myrcene, Neryl Acetate, Trans-Ocimene 
Specific Gravity Min0.880 Max0.920
Optical Rotation Min -6 Max +6
Refractive Index Min 1.455 Max1.465

Typical GC analysis
Petitgrain, Bigarade Organic
 
- Consultation with a suitably qualified practitioner is recommended prior to use
- For external use only.
- Do not apply to skin undiluted
- Not recommended for use during pregnancy
- Perform a patch test prior to use
- Citrus oils can affect photosensitivity, avoid sun exposure after skin application
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Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Smells delicious

Great in diffuser

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Rated 4 out of 5
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A complex character

I like petitgrain for its optimistic and uplifting effect on the mind. This one is generally what one would expect, but i would say it has a more complex character than some. ALong with the green citrus like aroma there is a little woodiness as well - which adds a bit more of a grounded feel. In a massage mix this is a reviving aroma with an element that is calming and centering.

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