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Orange blossoms (Neroli)

Neroli (Orange Blossom) Distillate Water


100% Pure, Therapeutic Neroli (Orange Blossom) Distillate Water

Distillate Waters are also referred to as Hydrosols or Floral Waters, and are the by-product of distillation in the manufacture of essential oils.  Valuable plant compounds left behind in the distillation process are available in the distillate waters. TIMELESS 100% pure Distillate Waters are hand poured for quality assurance, and now are packed with Nitrogen and Argon to promote freshness.  We recommend refrigeration for all Distllate Waters.

Botanical name:  Citrus aurantium var. amara

Regions of production: Morocco

Growing Practices:  Flower petals are harvested from trees that are cultivated without chemical fertilizers and pesticides. 

pH:  3.8 - 4.5

Shelf life : 2 years or more if kept in a tightly closed container and refrigerated. Distillates are safe to use as long as they remain clear and nothing is seen floating in the liquid.

Aroma:  Floral, fruity, sensual

Properties:  Antibacterial, antidepressant, anti-fungal, antispasmodic, astringent, calming, sedative, toner for the skin

Uses:  Most commonly used in the care of sensitive, oily skin and acne.  Use sparingly with dry skin (20% in combination with Geranium, Lavender or Rose Waters).  Use in a facial mask with honey and clay.  Can simply be used as a refreshing body spray or light perfume.

Helps relieve hysteria for both children and adults, and is effective in helping individuals with ADHD to focus. Indicated for use in sudden shock. Provides physical support during abstention from addictive substances and detoxification, including smoking cessation.  Stops caffeine jitters and the effects of overindulgence quickly.

Combines with Rock Rose and Oregano or Thyme, Neroli Water is beneficial in the treatment of thrush. As a digestive aid, helps relieve heartburn and reflux. Applied to the abdomen or acupuncture digestive points, can relieve bloating, gas, cramps and constipation.  Used in cooking for sweets, jams and beverages.

Safety:  Generally considered safe. Non-irritating, even for sensitive skin.

Blends well with:   Basil, Cistus (Rock Rose), Geranium, Lavender, Oregano, Rose, Thyme

References : 

Catty, SuzanneHydrosols : The Next Aromatherapy, 2001. Healing Arts Press, Rochester, VT.

Cooksley, Valerie Gennari, Aromatherapy: Soothing Remedies to Restore, Rejuvenate, and Heal, 2002. Prentice Hall Press, New York, NY.

Cooksley, Valerie Gennari, Aromatherapy : A Holistic Guide to Natural Healing with Essential Oils, 2015.  Floramed Publishing, The Woodlands, TX.

Notice : This information is for educational purposes only. It has not been evaluated by the US Food and Drug Administration. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any condition or disease, and should not take the place of evaluation by a qualified health professional. Although we strive to provide information which is accurate and up to date, we cannot guarantee the accuracy or completeness of this information.

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