Neroli Essential Oil. Description, Benefits & Uses


Neroli oil has been used as far back as the 17th century, when Italian aristocrats discovered its skin rejuvenating abilities in skin care. This fruity-floral-scented oil is loaded with hair benefits.

Neroli (Citrus bigaradia) essential oil of citrus family. It is obtained by steam distillation from the petals of the flowers of bitter orange and orange. It has a bitter-tart flavor and has no color. Bitter orange trees are indigenous to China and Central Asia although these can now be found in other parts of the world including Algeria, Bulgaria, Morocco, Italy, Spain, Turkey and Tunisia.

A powerful aphrodisiac, neroli oil was named for Anne Marie Orsini. Orsini was the princess of Nerola, Italy until during the late 17th and early 18th centuries. The princess was a huge fan of orange-blossom essential oil, and would add it to her bath in order to escape the pressures of political and royal life in Italy. She loved the fragrance so much, in fact, that she began spritzing it on her gloves before going out in the evenings. Soon everyone in Italy was wearing Gloves of Neroli, and soon after that, everyone in Europe was competing to get their gloved mitts on some of Orsini’s intoxicating “Neroli Oil.”

In ancient times, neroli oil was used essentially to help combat the plague, relieve fever and fight nervousness. Ancient Egyptian priests used this oil to heal their body, mind and soul.

Effects & Actions of Neroli Oil

Neroli oil is yet another essential oil from a citrus fruit. Because of that fact, most of its medicinal properties match those of other citrus essential oils.

Effects of neroli essential oil on the internal organs and systems

  • aphrodisiac
  • antiseptic
  • antibacterial
  • deodorant
  • carminative
  • tonic
  • sedative

Usage of neroli oil in cosmetology

  • Eliminate striae stretch marks on the skin.
  • Rejuvenates, revitalizes dry, tired skin, smoothing wrinkles.
  • Eliminates skin irritation, stress spots.
  • Prevents fine vascular pattern and rosacea.
  • Promotes regeneration and rapid growth of healthy skin cells.
  • Eliminates eczema, acne and herpes rash.
  • Strengthens the hair, increasing their elasticity.

Impact of neroli oil on psycho-emotional sphere

Individualistic oil, supports the spiritual power of ordinary people escaping from the crowd. Objectifies psycho-emotional state. It dilutes cold thoughts righteous indignation provoked by someone’s rudeness and injustice. Eradicates hysterical nature. It eliminates insomnia and nervous explosive reactivity. Neroli is invaluable for solving any nerve problems, chronic and temporary anxiety (even panic attacks), eliminates depression and creates a feeling of euphoria.

Effects of neroli oil in bio-energy field

Aromatic antagonist of indifference and apathy. The scent of neroli displays the path of pure sunshine, bright aura, awakening high and bright aspirations. He carries the philosophical essence of concentration, contemplation and detachment. Neroli blend pulses merge with Ajay Chakra – the energy of awakened consciousness and spiritual achievements and svalhishthana chakra associated with the sense of taste, health and care. Scent of meditation, personal excellence, elegance and psychology. It helps to feel the spiritual harmony of the world.

Neroli is an ideal oil to use in all kinds of love potions, lotions or amulets. It opens and attunes the heart chakra to the vibration of love. It can be used to get in touch with one’s feminine energy and sensuality. It is a wonderful oil to use in tantric rituals and all acts of pleasure to celebrate the Goddess of Love.

Indications in Usage of Neroli Essential Oil

It has a restorative effect. An effective antiviral drug effective in influenza, herpes.

It is a powerful anti-sclerotic means, cleanses the blood. It has cardiotonic action potentiates the coronary blood flow, eliminates functional disorders and neurotic heart rate.

It has antispasmodic and anticonvulsant effect. Optimizes the digestive system, eliminating the enzyme deficiency, normalizes the secretory function of the intestines. It helps with gastric disorders, especially constipation.

Effectively solves the problem of colitis, chronic diarrhea, and indigestion in the nervous system.

Decongestant, lung diuretic.

For women: it normalizes the endocrine system, relieves premenstrual syndrome. Neroli supports women in almost all transition states, relieves spasms, relieves unpleasant symptoms of menopause.

Fantastic, relieves insomnia, especially caused concern.

With the ability to enhance sexual feeling neroli is effective in sexual problems such as impotence and frigidity by the stress or anxiety.

Neroli has a wonderful tonic, calming effect in any kind of tension and disruption of the heart. It is used in all diseases of the nerves.

Because of its antibacterial properties, applied to a wound this oil will effectively protect the wound from infections. Neroli essential oil also kills bacteria and keeps your body free from a number of microbial infections and toxins. In certain skin conditions caused by bacteria, neroli oil may prove useful in giving considerable relief.

Contraindications in usage of neroli

Neroli essential oil does not seem to produce any side effects, but like many essential oils, it is not recommended for use with pregnant women or children. Some essential oils may cause irritation or allergic reactions in people with sensitive skin so it is wise to do a patch test before using regularly.

Blends well with: rose, lavender, sandalwood, jasmine, cypress, rosewood, cardamom, myrrh, ylang-ylang, coriander, rosemary and all citrus oils.

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