Citrus Aurantium Amara (Bitter Orange) Flower Oil

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Low hazard to health, although a small percentage of people can be sensitive to this oil. Derived from plants, biodegradable and suitable for greywater and septic tanks.

Neroli essential oil is extracted from fragrant citrus blossoms of the bitter orange tree (Citrus aurantium amara), which is native to Vietnam but cultivated widely. The fruit is also used to produce liqueurs and marmalade.

 

Botanical name: Citrus x aurantium subsp. amara

Other names: Orange flower, neroli bigarade

Main constituents: α-pinene, camphene, β-pinene, α-terpinene, nerol, neryl acetate, farnesol, geraniol, linalool, nerolidol, linalyl acetate, methyl anthranilate, indole

INCI Name Citrus Aurantium Amara (Bitter Orange) Flower Oil
Ingredient Origins Bitter Orange Flowers
Role Fragrance
Common Name Neroli Oil
Botanical Name Citrus x aurantium subsp. amara
Other Names Orange flower, neroli bigarade
EWG Rating 1 - 1
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