Petitgrain has a floral, fresh and herbaceous smell, with hints of citrus undertones. Petitgrainis distilled from the leaves and twigs of the bitter orange tree.
Traditionally it has been used internally to support healthy immune system and nervous system function, and is also well known for it's relaxing properties and ability to aid with sleep. Petitgrain is widely used in the perfume industry, giving body sprays, fragrances, lotions, and colognes a popular, fresh, herbaceous note.
Petitgrain essential oil also has mild antiseptic properties. As such, it is beneficial for skin that suffers from acne and oily, dandruff-prone scalps.
Scientific Name: Citrus Aurantium