Neroli Essential Oils Recipes

The essential oil of Neroli is distilled from the fresh-picked flowers of the orange tree, making it a citrus family member. Neroli is one of the most expensive and precious of the essential oils. One ton of hand-picked blossoms produces only one quart of essential oil. The best quality neroli oil comes from the bitter orange tree, which is cultivated for its perfume.

Neroli has powerful psychological properties. It helps relieve the strain of long-term tension, and it is a wonderful natural aid for insomnia. Neroli also helps to regulate heart rhythm and lowers blood pressure.

Botanical Name: Citrus aurantium var amara
Note: Middle to Base
Odor Intensity: Medium

Key Uses:Neroli Flower
Dry, irritated skin
High blood pressure
Intestinal spasms
Mature skin
Post-partum depression
Rapid heart beat
Skin—all types
Stretch marks
Varicose veins

Aroma: sweet, citrus, heady with bitter Neroli Flowerundertone

Blends well with: All citrus, Lavender, Rose, Jasmine, Chamomile

Parts Used: Flowers

Properties: antiseptic, antidepressant, antispasmodic, anti-toxic, aphrodisiac, carminative, deodorant, euphoric, hypnotic, sedative, tonic, tranquilizing.

Emotional Concerns: Neroli is useful for states such as shock or hysteria. It may be helpful for post-partum depression, irritability and sadness.

Contraindications: do not confuse this oil with niaouli oil, a variety of Tea Tree Oil.

Soft Skin:
2 drops Neroli
1 drop Roman Chamomile
1 drop Rose
4 drops Bergamot
2 capsules vitamin E, opened
1 ounce massage oil with borage

Mix all ingredients and use on skin after showering

High Blood Pressure:
3 drops Neroli
2 drops Ylang Ylang
4 drops Lemon
1 drops Lavender

Place in nebulizing diffuser. Turn on for several minutes to inhale aroma. Or place the mixture on the cotton pad of an aroma ball to diffuse gently throughout the day.

Palpitations/Tachycardia Roll-On Blend:
2 drops Neroli
1 drop Rose
2 drops Ylang Ylang

Mix with 10 ml massage oil in roll-on bottle. Roll onto pulse points on wrists several times per day; inhale aroma directly throughout the day.

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Neroli Essential Oil