Family : Rutaceae
Habitat : Native to southern China and north east India. The best quality petitgrain oil comes from France but a good quality oil is also produced in north Africa, Paraguay and Haiti
Odour : Fresh-floral, citrus scent and a woody-herbaceous undertone
Part of plant used : Leaves and twigs
Method of extraction : Steam Distilled
Therapeutic indication : Skin Care: Acne, excessive perspiration, greasy skin and hair and toning.
Digestive System: Dyspepsia and Flatulence.
Nervous System: Convalescence, insomnia, nervous exhaustion and stress-related conditions.
Mind/Emotions : Calming anxiety and panic, acting as an antidepressant.
Safety Data : Non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing ad non-phototoxic.