Neroli

 

Neroli

Neroli

Citrus aurantium

Properties: a form of bitter orange which is antiseptic, antibacterial, antispasmodic and antifungal, as well as a stimulant and tonic.

Usage What it’s good for
Massage, added to bathwater or a vaporiser Depression and stress-related disorders. Skin problems such as acne, eczema, greasy skin, excessive perspiration, scars and stretch marks or for rejuvenating mature skin. Eases digestive problems such as colic, colitis and flatulence, and helps to relieve PMS, menopausal problems, diarrhoea, dyspepsia and other stomach upsets, palpitations, high blood pressure and insomnia.

Caution: the distilled oil can occasionally cause skin irritation and be phototoxic.