Latin name: Citrus aurantium var. amara (bigardia). Family: Rutaceae. Distilled from the leaves and twigs of the bitter orange tree and imported from Africa. It has a sweet, woody-orange floral scent. Petitgrain was one of the ingredients of the original "eau-de-cologne". Some traditional uses: for relieving respiratory infections, to ease nervous tension muscle spasms, for relieving joint inflammation, to balance the central nervous system, for stress relief and restful sleep. Emotional profile: To relieve feelings of betrayal, sadness, pessimism, trauma and disharmony. Blends with clary sage, rosemary, lavender, jasmine, geranium, bergamot, neroli, palmarosa and clove bud. future formulations
A balancing calming oil, antiseptic and deodorant. The scent is citrus and floral blending well with rosemary, lavender, geranium, bergamot, orange, clary sage, and palmarosa.