Botanical Name: Petitgrain bigarde
Plant Part: Leaves and Twigs
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Description: Petitgrain bigarde is native to Southeast Asia. The tree now grows throughout the Mediterranean and sub-tropic areas worldwide. The bitter orange tree that provides the Petitgrain Essential Oil is also the source of Bitter Orange Oil and Neroli Oil.
Color: Colorless to pale yellow liquid.
Common Uses: Petitgrain Essential Oil is believed to have uplifting properties. Aromatherapists have long used it to calm anger and stress, while it has been used in the skin care industry for acne, oily skin, and as a deodorizing agent.
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Blends well with: Bergamot, Cedarwood, Clary sage, Geranium, Lavender, Lime, Jasmine, Neroli, Orange, Palmarosa, Rosemary, Rosewood, Sandalwood and Ylang-ylang.
Aromatic Scent: Petitgrain Italy Essential Oil smells like orange blossoms with a bitter, floral, citrus and herbaceous undertone.
Cautions: Petitgrain Italy Essential Oil is generally non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing.