Botanical Name: Citrus aurantium
Method Of Extraction: Cold expressed
Parts Used: Fruit peel
Odor: Fresh, dry bitter citrus, with woody undertones
Country of Origin: Brazil
Use: This oil has an affinity with the digestive system.
Properties: Anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, bactericidal, carminative, deodorant, digestive, fungicidal, stimulant, stomachic
Health Benefits: Colds, constipation, dull and oily complexions, flu, flatulence, nervous tension, palpitations, poor circulation, slow digestion, water retention. Bitter orange is a good substitute in a blend if you would like to avoid the sweetness found in sweet orange oil.
Blends Well With: Bay, black pepper, citrus oils, clary sage, ginger, lavender, myrrh, neroli, vetiver