Neroli oil is extracted from the flowers of the Citrus aurantium plant of the Rutaceae family. This is one of the most popular essential oils in aromatherapy as it has strong healing properties and an incredible smell. It has a great relaxing effect on body and mind, relieves muscle spasms, soothes heart palpitation and has a great rejuvenating and regenerative effect on the skin. Helps remove scars and stretch marks.
Neroli oil has a sweet, colorful and slightly compulsive scent. It is pale yellow in color and with a watery viscosity.
Neroli oil is extracted from the white flowers of the plant by steam distillation, with yields of about 0.8 – 1.00%.
The main chemical components of the oil are camphine, b-pinene, terpine, nerola, neryl acetate, farnesol, geraniol, linalool, nerolidol, linalyl acetate, methyl anthranilate and indole.
Neroli oil is not toxic and sensitizing, it does not irritate the skin and is not phototoxic. However, it should be used in moderate amounts as it has a strong relaxing effect that can interfere with your sober thinking and judgment.
The therapeutic properties of Neroli oil are: antidepressant, antiseptic, anti-infectious, spasmolytic, aphrodisiac, bactericidal, carnivorous, cardiovascular, deodorant, digestive, sedative and tonic.
Neroli oil is very relaxing and can relieve chronic anxiety, depression, fear and stress. Its soothing effect is also beneficial for the digestive tract. It can also be used for intestinal spasms, colitis and diarrhea.
Neroli Oil helps in insomnia and is known as one of the essential oils with the strongest sedative effect. It is also effective in relieving heart palpitations, treating headaches, neuralgia and dizziness.
Neroli oil applied to the skin helps regenerate skin cells, rejuvenate, remove scars and remove stretch marks.
- Application of inhalers: In vapor therapy, the Neroli oil is useful for insomnia, nervous tension, headache, vertigo, depression, anxiety and shock.
- Application in massage oils and in the bathroom: Helps in insomnia, headache, neuralgia, nervous tension, palpitations, anxiety, depression, colitis, stomach upsets, diarrhea and as a stimulant of the skin.
- Application in creams and lotions: When used in creams and lotions, neroil oil helps with stretch marks, cracked skin capillaries and scars. Its action to stimulate cell growth and cellular activity helps to rejuvenate and regenerate the skin.