Botanical name: Citrus aurantium
Plant origin: Flowers
Extraction method: Water distillation
Aroma: Sweet, floral, slightly citrus
Odor intensity: Medium
Evaporation Rate: Middle note
Neroli has a divine soft floral fragrance that is steam distilled from the blossoms of the bitter orange tree. It was not discovered until the 16th century and is named after Anna Maria de la Tremoille, Princess of Neroli in Italy. Neroli was valued for its therapeutic properties by the people of Venice, who used it to combat the plague and fever and drank it as a tea to help overcome nervous afflictions. The flower water became popular in the 18th century and it still remains popular to this day.
Neroli essential oil helps dry, mature skin revivify by stimulating cell regeneration. It is also effective for deodorant, headache, neuralgia, scarring, stretch marks, sunburned skin, poor circulation, palpitations, varicose veins, and hemorrhoids. Its psychological effect is profound, as it is one the best aromatic antidepressants and helps cope with anxiety and stress.
Neroli essential oil is antiseptic, antidepressant, antispasmodic, deodorant, sedative, tonic, hypnotic, restorative, aphrodisiac
Neroli essential oil is a welcome addition to cosmetic applications, personal care formulations, soaps, perfumery, and aromatherapy.
The above statements have not been evaluated by the FDA
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.
Safety precautions : All products are for external use only. Consult a professional reference for correct dilution ratios prior to application.
Avoid in pregnancy and lactation. Keep away from eye area. Keep out of reach of children.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
"The results suggest that neroli possesses biologically active constituent(s) that have anticonvulsant activity which supports the ethnomedicinal claims of the use of the plant in the management of seizure."
Complete Scientific Study Available: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25532295
“These findings indicate that inhalation of neroli oil helps relieve menopausal symptoms, increase sexual desire, and reduce blood pressure in postmenopausal women. Neroli oil may have potential as an effective intervention to reduce stress and improve the endocrine system.”
“These findings in rodents indicate that neroli oil can be effective in relieving not only psychological climacteric symptoms, such as stress, depression, and anxiety, but also physiological symptoms, such as those related to vasomotor effects and blood pressure.”
“These findings indicate that neroli oil can be used to relieve various symptoms related to menopause.”
Complete Scientific Study Available: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4082953/
“The results suggest that neroli possesses biologically active constituent(s) that have significant activity against acute and especially chronic inflammation, and have central and peripheral antinociceptive effects which support the ethnomedicinal claims of the use of the plant in the management of pain and inflammation.”
Complete Scientific Study Available: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25762161
“Neroli oil exhibited a very strong antifungal activity compared with the standard antibiotic (Nystatin) as evidenced by their inhibition zones.”
Complete Scientific Study Available: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24163946