Petitgrain Oil Organic – Cosmetic

**Description:** Citrus aurantium essential oil is derived from the leaves, twigs, and fruits of the bitter orange tree through steam distillation.

**Special Characteristics:** This essential oil typically possesses a fresh, citrusy aroma with various nuances depending on the specific parts of the plant used in distillation. It is commonly used in cosmetics and food products for its aromatic and flavoring properties.

**Applications:** Citrus aurantium essential oil is utilized in a wide range of applications. In cosmetics, it is often included in skincare products for its refreshing scent and potential skin benefits. In food products, it serves as a natural flavoring agent, adding citrus notes to various dishes and beverages.

Cosmetic Ingredient

**Certification:** This essential oil is certified organic, ensuring that it has been produced according to organic farming standards.

**CAUTION: ALWAYS use diluted in a carrier oil or other solvent.**

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Description: Organic Petit Grain essential oil is obtained from the leaves and twig cones of the bitter orange tree (Citrus aurantium) through steam distillation. The yield of essential oil from the plant mass is between 0.15 and 0.25%.

Special Characteristics: Organic Petit Grain essential oil is a yellow liquid. It has a strong, fresh, floral, and slightly spicy aroma, accompanied by characteristic citrus notes. The essential oil dissolves easily in alcohol (1:4 ethanol 70%), vegetable oils, and other essential oils. It hardly dissolves in water. The main component is linalyl acetate. Linalool, limonene, geraniol, and geranyl acetate are present in significant concentrations.

Applications: Organic Petit Grain essential oil is said to have antispasmodic properties, so it is used in natural medicine as a massage oil for muscle cramps or menstrual cramps. Additionally, it is said to have anti-inflammatory effects on respiratory infections and can therefore be used with rubbing, inhalation, or as a bath oil. In the case of arthritis, topical application may also positively impact inflammation. Organic Petit Grain essential oil is also said to be antibacterial, explaining its use in acne and other skin conditions.

The fresh, invigorating aroma of organic Petit Grain essential oil combined with its antibacterial properties is ideal for skincare products such as facial toners, oils, or creams for acne-prone and inflamed skin as it restores sebum production balance. Also, due to its floral aroma, it is added to many fragrances, wellness baths, soaps, shampoos, and room fragrances.

In aromatherapy, organic Petit Grain essential oil dispels anxiety and lethargy and creates space for creativity, euphoria, and concentration.

CAUTION: ALWAYS use diluted in a carrier oil or other solvent.

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