Neroli Citrus aurantium subsp. amara or Bigaradia

Citrus aurantium subsp. amara or Bigaradia
  • Common Names
  • Neroli
  • Botanical Name
  • Citrus aurantium subsp. amara or Bigaradia
  • Family

Medicinal Uses & Benefits of Neroli

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  • Parts Used: Flowers

How to Use: Neroli

Oranges have been known since the first century, but Neroli was only discovered in the seventeenth century. The Venetians used it liberally to counter the plague and other fevers. Named for the Princess of Nerola, who used it to scent her gloves.

Preparation Methods & Dosage :Essential oil used in perfumes, aroma lamps and cosmetics

Neroli Side Effects:

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Plant Description

Neroli blossoms are small, white and very aromatic and grow on the stately bitter orange tree. Native to China the tree is now cultivated in Egypt, Sicily and the South of France.

books citedWorks Cited
  1. Walji, Hasnain, Ph.D."The Healing Power of Aromatherapy",Prima (1996)