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Petit grain essential oil

 

 
 

Botanical name: Citrus aurantium

INCI: Citrus aurantium amara (orange) leaf oil

CAS No: 8014 -17-3

EINECS No: 277-143-2

Country of origin: Morocco

Extraction method: Steam distillation

Part used: Leaves and twigs

Color: Pale yellow

Gravity: 0.889-0.893

Major constituents: geraniol, linalool, nerol, y-terpineol, geranyl acetate, linalyl acetate, myrcene, neryl acetate and trans-ocimene.

Common uses:  Petitgrain oil can help with nervous exhaustion and stress-related conditions and in particular anger and panic. It calms and soothes the mind, while relaxing the body, easing breathing, reducing rapid heart beat, relaxing muscle spasms and stomach pains. It is great oil to use for convalescing after an illness and also for insomnia and helps to clear up a greasy skin, acne and excessive perspiration, while toning the skin.

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