Name Petitgrain Essential Oil, Paraguay
Category Essential Oils
Species Citrus aurantifolia (Christm. et Panz)
Swingle, fam. Rutaceae
Method Steam Distillation
Petitgrain Essential Oil, Paraguay
Petitgrain Essential Oil, Paraguay, (Citrus aurantifolia), is uplifting and refreshing to the senses, Petitgrain help clears confusion, reduces mental fatigue and depression. Petitgrain also stimulates the mind and improve memory.
Linalyle Acetate (40-55%)
Alpha Terpineol (3.5-7.5%)
Geranyl Acetate (2-5%)
Historical Data: Petitgrain derives its name from the extraction of the oil, which at one time was from the green unripe oranges when they were still about the size of a cherry.
Properties: Antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, relaxant, re-establishes nerve equilibrium.
Uses: Insomnia, anxiety, muscle spams.
Fragrant Influence: Uplifting and refreshing to the senses; it clears confusion, reduces mental fatique and depression. Stimulates the mind and improves memory.
Application: Diffuse or apply topically.
Safety Data: If pregnant or under a doctor's care consult physician.
Petitgrain Essential Oil, Paraguay, is soft, herbal and floral like the aroma of crushed orange leaves. Linalool notes make this a good oil for blending with lavender.