Petitgrain: Citrus aurantium - 100% Pure Essential Oil
Product Abstract: Originally the oil was produced from the unripe oranges when they were the size of cherries; in fact its name comes from petitgrain, which in French means 'little grain'. This proved uneconomical, and thus began its extraction from the leaves and twigs of the tree instead.
Description: A thin, colorless to pale yellow liquid.
Aromatic Summary: A top note with a strong aroma, Petitgrain smells like orange blossoms, but less floral, more herbaceous, and with a bitter undertone.
Most Common Uses:
- cognitive/memory benefits
- feel good enhancer
Other Uses: (may help with heart palpitations, helps with body odor, helps fight infections, helps with muscle cramps and spasms.
Plant Part: Leaves & Twigs
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Blends With: Bergamot, Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Geranium, Lavender, Lime, Jasmine, Neroli, Orange, Palmarosa, Rosemary, Sandalwood, and Ylang-ylang.
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