Neroli Essential Oil (Citrus Aurantium)
| Neroli Essential Oil is steam distilled from the small gorgeous white flowers of the orange tree Citrus aurantium. |
Neroli oil is also called orange blossom oil, and it takes near about 1000 lbs. of orange blossoms to make 1 lb. of Neroli oil. The origin of this plant can be traced back to the era of Italian princess, Anne-Marie de la Tremoille. She used this oil in the form of perfume to add its fragrance in the bathwater. Even now, Neroli is considered as an essential ingredient in the preparation of traditional smelling eau-de-cologne.
Neroli is known to possess great therapeutic properties and this explains the reason why it is extensively brought to use for medicinal purposes. It has a very fresh, sweet, citrusy, exotic aroma, which is truly incredible.
Neroli oil is also utilized due to its antibacterial properties, and calming and sensual effects. The floral and spicy scent of Neroli oil makes it an appealing ingredient in bath oils, skin creams and some perfume.
Neroli oil provides a very relaxing and soothing effect on the body, relieving the muscle pain. It calms down the palpitation of heart. Taking a body massage using Neroli oil is a real blissful and delightful experience. It works wonders on the skin, by restoring the glow and charm. It is extremely effective in preventing the skin from being victimized by ugly scars and stretch marks. Neroli oil helps to preserve moisture and has a smoothing effect on the skin. Moisturizing body creams that combine Neroli with other oils such as avocado, wheat germ and rosehip may be especially beneficial for dry, aging skin.
Neroli essential oil is an excellent antidepressant, which is also known for its anti infectious, sedative, tonic and antiseptic therapeutic properties. It is increasingly finding its way in the making of deodorants. It is a reservoir of benefits. It adds spark to your love live, by playing the role of an aphrodisiac. It is the best remedy to combat chronic anxiety, fear, shock and stress. It has also proved to deliver beneficial results in curing colitis and diarrhea.
Neroli oil is a natural aphrodisiac that may not only stimulate sexual desire but help treat frigidity in women and erectile dysfunction and impotence in men.
The purported sedating effects of neroli oil may help relieve anxiety and tame anger. Some recommend Neroli oil as a natural antidepressant. The belief that neroli oil may promote feelings of happiness may be one of the reasons it is often used in aromatherapy.
Applying Neroli oil to cuts or abrasions may help prevent infections from developing due to its antibacterial effects. When taken orally, Neroli is also purported to treat urinary tract, kidney, colon and prostate infections.
Neroli oil may have therapeutic effects when used in a massage oil. A foot massage with Neroli oil may relieve anxiety and restfulness.
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prevent disease. Individual results may vary, and before using any supplements,
it is always advisable to consult with your own health care