Neroli oil is an essential oil from a citrus fruit. Because of this fact, most of its medicinal properties match those of other citrus essential oils. This oil is extracted by steam distillation of flowers of neroli which has the botanical name Citrus aurantium. There is another name, Citrus vulgaris, which is often assigned to it as well. The chief components of this essential oil are alpha-pinene, alpha-terpinene, beta-pinene, camphene, farnesol, geraniol, indole, nerol, linalool, linalyl acetate, methyl anthranilate, nerolidol, and neryl acetate.
The health benefits of neroli essential oil can be attributed to its properties as an antidepressant, aphrodisiac, antiseptic, bactericidal, cordial, carminative, cicatrizant, cytophylactic, disinfectant, antispasmodic, deodorant, digestive, emollient, sedative, and tonic substance.
IMPORTANT NOTE: This is NOT a pure essential oil, rather, this is neroli essential oil diluted in 3% with sweet almond oil. This product may be applied to skin directly.