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Petitgrain Essential Oil


Petitgrain Essential Oil
Latin name:citrus aurantium
Oil extracted by steam distillation of fresh leaves and small twigs of the orange tree

Viscosity is watery
Scent is woody and floral
Colour is pale yellow to amber

Calms the temper and dispels panic
Helps the mind to focus and boosts the intellect
It is relaxing, helping to slow down a rapid heartbeat, and helps to promote sleep
Has astringent properties, helping to clear blocked pores and greasy skin, helping to clear acne and toning the skin

Other applications:
It is a useful oil to use in vapour therapy during convalescence

It is non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitising and non-phototoxic


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