Petitgrain - 10 ml
Petitgrain (Citrus aurantium folia)
This oil is antiseptic, antispasmodic, antidepressant, deodorant, sedative and nervine. Its aroma is refreshing and is often used in perfumes. It’s good for nervous exhaustion, stress and anxiety. It calms the mind, relaxes muscles, eases breathing, slows down heartbeat and relaxes the stomach. It’s good for insomnia as well as balancing oily skin and blemished skin and reduces sweating.
Active ingredients: E.g., Geraniol, Linalool, Nerol, Geranyl Acetate, Myrcene and Trans-Ocimene.
Essential oils are 75 – 100 times stronger than tea.
Essential oils are good for home use as stimulants or relaxants for the nervous system and they can be used in many ways.
Bath: Put 5 – 10 drops of pure essential oil into bathwater.
Inhalation: Put 3 – 6 drops in a bowl of hot water, put a towel over your head and breathe deeply in the steam for 5 – 10 minutes. You can also put one drop in your palm and inhale deeply, the chemicals in the oils go straight to your brain and have an immediate effect.
Perfume: Some oils are suitable to use as perfume.