Petitgrain is a top choice for calming, sleep aid, antispasmodic (muscle relaxing), and anti-depressive blends due to its high Ester content (generally about 50%).
Botanical family: Rutaceae
Plant Part: Leaves
Processed: Steam distilled, Organic
Chemical family: Esters, Monoterpenols
Aroma: Citrusy, but not sweet
Antidepressant, Antispasmodic, CNS Sedative, Cooling, Deodorizing, Immunostimulant
Calming and Mood Uplifting Inhaler
- 5 drops Petitgrain
- 5 drops Sweet Orange
- 5 drops Lavender (angustifolia)
Muscle Relaxing Lotion
This is my favorite blend for tight leg muscles at night. Massage into legs before bedtime.
In 2 ounces of unscented lotion or body butter, mix in the following essential oils:
- 10 drops Petitgrain
- 10 drops Black Pepper
- 10 drops Bergamot
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- Latin Name:
- Citrus aurantium var. amara
- At a Glance:
- Petitgrain is a top choice for calming, sleep aid, antispasmodic (muscle relaxing), and anti-depressive blends due to its high Ester content (generally about 50%). Read below for recipes using Petitgrain.
- Certified Organic, South Africa
- Antidepressant, Antispasmodic, CNS Sedative, Cooling, Deodorizing, Immunostimulant.
- linalyl acetate (40.01%), linalol (21.44%), a-terpineol (7.42%), geranyl acetate (6.87%), neryl acetate (4.32%), myrcene (3.49%), e-b-ocimene (3.30%)
- Distillation Date:
- January 2018
- Shelf Life:
- 5 Years (approx.)