Also called 'Neroli Bigarde Oil' or "Orange Flower'. Produced by steam distillation of a mixture of bitter orange flowers and flowers from the 'shaddock' grapefruit tree. The odor is very powerful, light and refreshing, bittersweet floral.
Discovered in the late seventeenth century it was named after Anna Maria de la Tremoille, Princess of Nerola. It was valued at this time by the people of Venice, who it is said, used it against the plague and other fevers.
Fischer-Rizzi describes the sweet scent of Neroli Oil as:
'.. reaching down into the soul to stabilize and regenerate.
It provides relieft & strength for long standing psychological
tension, exhaustion and seemingly hopeless situations.'
Mojay recommends Neroli .. 'for individuals who are emotionally
intense and who are sometimes unstable .. are easily alarmed
and agitated. ' He further states 'Neroli is one of the best oils
to calm and stabilize the heart & mind.'
Holmes describes Neroli Oil as 'promoting clarity, sensitivity
and space .. describes it as enhancing the 'lightness of being.'
Neroli is associated with purity. It brings us in touch with our higher selves,
facilitates all spiritual work and is recommended for enhancing creativity.
External use only.
Do not use undliluted on the skin.
Keep away from children & pets.
Store away from heat & light.