Petitgrain

Petitgrain

Citrus aurantium produces the 'bigarade' oils; Petitgrain from the leaves and twigs, Neroli from the blossoms, and Orange Bitter from the fruit peel. The Petitgrain oil is reminiscent of spiced or burnt Orange blossoms.

  • Latin Binomial; Citrus aurantium/Petitgrain bigarade
  • Country of Origin; Paraguay
  • Traditional Uses; Acne, excessive perspiration, greasy skin and hair, toning, dyspepsia, flatulence, convalescence, insomnia, nervous exhaustion, stress related conditions
  • Method of Production; steam distillation of dried leaves & twigs
  • Perfume Note; top
  • Safety; low need for dilution prior to topical application  
  • 10ml / 1/3fl oz