Neroli Oil is a plant oil produced from the blossoms of the bitter orange tree. At the end of the 17th century, Anne Marie Orsini, duchess of Brassiano and princess of Nerola, Italy, introduced the essence of bitter orange tree as a fashionable fragrance. She used it to both perfume her gloves and her bath. This fragrance is a spicy aroma with sweet and flowery notes.
Neroli Oil is a nontoxic, nonirritant, non-sensitizing, and non-phototoxic substance. Many modern quality perfumes use this as one of their principle ingredients. It has been known to have a soothing effect on the nervous system and not only relieve tension and anxiety, but also increase circulation.
Neroli Essential Oil is extracted from small, white, waxy flowers of Citrus aurantium var. amara (also known as Citrus vulgaris and C. Bigardia) of Rutaceae family. Extracted through steam distillation process (yields 0.8 – 1 %), the essential oil is one of the most popular for great therapeutic properties having great relaxing effect on body and mind. It also helps in relieving muscle spasms, calming heart palpitations as well as has rejuvenating & regenerative effect on skin, helping it prevent ugly scarring & fighting stretch marks.