Botanical Name: Citrus aurantium leaf
Packaging: Glass bottle with orifice reducer cap
Synonyms: Citrus aurantium ssp amara, bitter orange leaf essential oil, bigarade
Cultivation: USDA and EcoCert organic cultivation in Paraguay
Composition: 100% Petitgrain essential oil, certified organic by USDA and EcoCert
Extraction: Water-steam distillation of bitter orange leaves
Primary Constituents: Esters, monoterpenes: linalyl acetate, linalol
Color: Pale yellow to clear
About: Petitgrain has beautiful, bright citrus top notes, green mid-tones, and a spicy finish. The oil is steam-distilled from the leaves of the bitter orange tree. This tree also produces white flowers that are used to make the essential oil known as Orange Blossom and Neroli. Petitgrain essential oil is used in facial skin care, homemade soaps, lotions, and personalized aromas.
Blending Recommendations: Petitgrain has green-citrus notes and a hint of spice. It blends well with most essential oils, but especially citrus and floral scents.
Bay Laurel, Bergamot, Black Pepper, Carrot Seed, Cistus, Frankincense, Geranium Rose, Ginger, Grapefruit, Helichrysum, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Mandarin, Myrrh, Neroli, Orange, Patchouli, Peppermint, Rose Otto, Rosemary Cineole, Rosemary Verbenone, Sandalwood, Vanilla,Vetiver, Ylang Ylang.
- Not recommended in the first 3 months of pregnancy.
Shelf Life: 3 years
Storage: Store upright, cap closed, out of direct heat and sunlight.
Notes: Non-GMO, No pesticides, No insecticides, No additives, Gluten free, Vegan, Cruelty free, No carrier oil added.
Further product details including essential oil chemistry profiles can be found on the Pranarom website.