Bitter Orange Leaf Oil
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Bitter Orange Leaf Oil

Product details: Petitgrain oil, 100% pure, natural
Aroma: Light woody, fresh, sweet orange
Botanical name: Citrus aurantium
CAS No.: 8014-17-3
Density: 0.886 g/ml at 25 °C(lit.)
Refractive index: n20/D 1.459(lit.)
Country of origin: Guangxi, China
Method of extraction: Steam distillation
Part of the plant used: Leaves
Harvest season: June-Oct
Main constituents: Linalyl acetate, linalol

Bitter Orange Leaf Oil Description

Bitter orange leaf essential oil is extracted from the leaves of the bitter orange plant, which belongs to the Rutaceae family. The most valuable part of this refreshing essential oil is its ability to stimulate the brain to consciously take in knowledge while calming anger and panic. It also has a great relaxing effect, calming a fast beating heart and facilitating sleep. In skin care, it cleanses greasy skin and skin imperfections.

Bitter Orange Leaf Oil Main Components

Linalyl acetate, linalool, α- Terpineol, etc.

Bitter Orange Leaf Oil Extraction Source

Bitter orange, a plant of the Rutaceae family, is also known as "lime tree" in French. It is said that bitter orange was introduced to Europe by Arab merchants in 1200 A.D., and later widely used by Italian, Spanish and French botanists in the 17th century. Bitter orange peel, flower and immature fruit can be processed and utilized. Bitter orange tree can extract three essential oils. Bitter orange leaf essential oil comes from the leaves and twigs of trees, orange flower essential oil is extracted from flowers, and bitter orange essential oil is made by cold pressing the peel.

Bitter Orange Leaf Oil Function and Application

1. Non-irritating and non-photosensitive; it is cheaper than neroli essential oil and more suitable for bathing than sweet orange essential oil. It has a wide range of uses. It has all the properties of citrus essential oil, but is different from other essential oils. It has sebum inhibiting and antiseptic properties.

2. It regulates skin function and reduces sebum secretion. It is also a very good antiseptic, so it is good for acne and can also treat dandruff.

3. It is a calming agent for the nervous system. It has relaxing properties and helps to relieve insomnia and anxiety of rapid heartbeat; it slows down the body, regulates breathing and relaxes spasmodic muscles. It relieves anger and panic. It is a good antidepressant and can refresh the mind in times of depression. It is more effective than orange blossom in relieving mood.

4. It gently stimulates the immune system and strengthens resistance to disease, thus facilitating the healing of a weakened state of the body.

5. Skin conditioning: reduce sebum secretion, antiseptic, treat acne and dandruff.

Bitter orange leaf oil 3 drops + bergamot 2 drops + geranium 1 drop + 30ml base oil

6. Bathing: enhance resistance to disease and improve sleep.

Add 2 drops of bitter orange leaf + 1 drop of sandalwood + 3 drops of lavender to the bathtub