- botanical name: citrus x aurantium
- country of origin: italy, paraguay
- extraction method: steam distilled
- plant part: leaves / twigs
- strength of aroma: strong
- aromatic scent: bitter-sweet, woody floral scent
- blends well with: basil linalool, bergamot, orange blood, coriander seed, jasmine absolute, lemon, lime, mandarin, neroli, palmarosa, grapefruit pink, rosemary 1,8-cineole, and ylang ylang complete
- KidSafe®: yes
- cautions: none known
- size: 10 ml (1/3 oz.)
petitgrain essential oil originated from paraguay and is extracted using steam distillation from the leaves and twigs of the seville bitter orange tree. this oil has a woodsy, fresh scent with a hint of floral. this wonderful aroma is a favorite for natural perfumery, comforting the mind when emotions are running wild, and is gentle and effective for skin care. when added to body or room spray, the delightful scent of petitgrain can give the atmosphere not only a wonderful aroma, but creates an environment that is uplifting and energizing.
during times of great emotional upheaval, petitgrain is a go to choice to help balance emotions. a favorite for skin care, petitgrain is gentle, yet effective to help with blemishes and oily skin. petitgrain is one of the oils used in our kidsafe tummy all better synergy blend and it can help soothe upset tummies when applied with your favorite plant therapy carrier oil to the abdomen.
directions: add 2 drops of petitgrain and 2 drops of mandarin to your favorite aromatherapy diffuser, personal inhaler, or diffuser necklace to help calm and balance the mind during times of high emotional duress. dilute using a 1-3% ratio with your favorite plant therapy carrier oil and apply topically to the skin to help blemishes and oily skin.
disclaimer: the international federation of aromatherapists does not recommend that essential oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a medical doctor who is also qualified in clinical aromatherapy. all cautions listed for individual oils do not include those cautions from ingestion. this statement has not been evaluated by the food and drug administration. this product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. bottles are filled by volume. some bottle sizes may not be filled to the top, but do contain the volume of oil specified.