Petitgrain essential oil is relaxing and refreshing, although it can be soothing, depending on which combination of essential oils it is blended with. It can help with problem skin, everyday stresses and strains and is often used to promote a restful night. It has a citrus and floral aroma.
Our petitgrain originates from Paraguay and is extracted by steam distillation from the leaves of the citrus aurantium.
Petitgrain is a member of the Rutaceae family and is also known as citrus aurantium, citrus bigaradia or petitgrain bigarade.
Petitgrain essential oil blends well with orange, neroli, geranium, chamomile, ylang ylang, bergamot,lemon, clary sage, rosemary, lavender, jasmin and juniper berry.
Petitgrain essential oil is non-toxic, non-irritating and non-sensitising.