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Neroli Essential Oil, blossom of the bitter orange


Organic Neroli essential oil is my favorite at the moment and I just had to post this lovely old-world image courtesy of wikipedia.

I’m so in love with this oil — sweet but not fruity and although not “bitter” it does have a wonderful little bite to it.  Delicious!

Therapeutically, neroli works on the nervous system, has a calming effect and increases oxygen to the blood and brain.  In lower doses it has a sedative effect; in higher doses (more than 2 drops) it is a stimulant.  It is known to be a natural anti-depressant, as well as an aphrodisiac.  According to renowned aromatherapist, Valerie Ann Worwood, neroli can be used to treat cirrhosis of the liver.  It is also a cardiac tonic.

3 Comments leave one →
  1. 2010/06/12 3:45 am

    very nice, i like the flower and oranges hehe

  2. 2010/06/16 1:08 am

    Thank you! I meant to reply earlier, to say I went to your blog and see you are from China. I will be writing soon about Chinese herbalism, so I hope you will come back and visit.

    • 2010/06/17 2:50 am

      ok i will, plaese come to my blog and submit a comment, so i will check your page. hehehe, i am Chinese, i come from chengdu city.

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