Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Neroli Organic Essential Oil

Status: Organic
Latin: Citrus aurantium var. amara
Country: Tunisia
Extraction: Steam distilled
Part distilled: Flowers
Odor: A powerful but delicate,
sweet floral fragrance

Named for an Italian princess who wore the flower as a perfume , this oil is certainly fit for a queen. Benefits dry mature and aging skin and balances emotions.

Aromatherapy Uses: anti-depressant, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, anti-bacterial, anti-hypertension, bactericidal, cicatrizant, antiseptic, deodorant, fungicidal, emollient, cytophylactic, hypnotic, tonic: digestive-carminative, hepato-pancreatic, calms SNS

Skin: acne, regenerating, thread veins, stretch marks, scars; dry, devitalized, oily, and mature skins, improves elasticity

Respiratory: pleurisy(MDR), pulmonary tuberculosis(MDR), bronchitis

Muscular/Skeletal: useful for increasing muscular tone

Cardio-vascular/ Lymphatic: regulates blood pressure, poor circulation, eases palpitations, eases phlebitis, varicosities

Immune: immuno-stimulant

Digestive: tonic effect on intestines, chronic diarrhea, colic, colitis, gas, tonic effect on liver and pancreas

Genito-Urinary/ Reproductive: aphrodisiac, relieves emotional depression with PMS, aids labor (sustains uterine tone)

Nervous Brain/ Mind: shock, stress, anxiety and depression, insomnia due to depression, disappointment and sadness, mild hypnotic

Emotional/Energetic: instills peace and purity and aids in all Spiritual work, allows a reconnection with the Higher Self, promotes self confidence and the ability to take initiative

Blends well with: clary sage, German and Roman chamomile, frankincense, lemon, palmarosa, tangerine, geranium, lavender, rose, lime, orange, petitgrain, sage, ylang ylang

Satety Data: non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitising

Sheppard-Hanger Sylla,
Mojay, Gabriel, Aromatherapy for Healing the Spirit, London, 1996
Battaglia, Salvatore, The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy, Brisbane, 1997