Petitgrain Essential Oil is believed to have uplifting properties. Aromatherapists have long used it to calm anger and stress, while it has been used in the skin care industry for acne, oily skin, and as a deodorizing agent.
|Botanical Name||Petitgrain bigarade|
|Country of origin||Italy|
|Cultivation||Conventional (Non GMO)|
|Extraction Method||Steam Distilled|
|Plant part||Leaves and Twigs|
|Color||Colorless to pale yellow liquid.|
|Scent||Petitgrain (Sicily) Essential Oil smells like orange blossoms with a bitter, floral, citrus and herbaceous undertone.|
|Strength of Aroma||Strong|
|Ingredients||Main Constituents: Linalyl acetate: 45.92%|
|Usage||Use diluted – 50:50 dilution (one part essential oil: one part of carrier oil). Then, apply several drops (2-4) on location, ankles and wrists. Apply to chakras/vitaflex points. Directly inhale or diffuse.
What Chakra is Affected? Root and heart chakras.
What is the Corresponding Chakra Color? Yellow.
|Blends well with||Bergamot, Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Geranium, Lavender, Lime, Jasmine, Neroli, Orange, Palmarosa, Rosemary, Sandalwood and Ylang-ylang.|
|History||Originally the oil was produced in distilleries from the unripe oranges when they were the size of cherries. This explains why it is named Petitgrain – which in French means little grains. Nonetheless, this proved to be uneconomical and so the oil began being extracted from the leaves and twigs of the orange tree instead.|
|Warnings||Petitgrain (Sicily) Essential Oil is generally non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing. Avoid use during pregnancy.|
|Manufacture||Best Natures Cosmetic|
|Country of Manufacture||Canada|
|Disclaimer||This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.