Orange Leaf Essential Oil

Petit Grain Bigarade
Citrus Aurantium Bigarade

Fruit trees belonging to the Citrus family
The essential oil is distilled from the twigs with leaves and young bitter orange fruits in a stream of steam.
The area of origin is Sicily.
The scent is fresh, herbaceous with a slight bitter note.

Amount: 8ml
Origin: Sicily
Cultivation: Spontaneous
Distilled: Sicily
Internal use: Yes

Natural Flavor for Food


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The essential oil of Bitter Orange Leaves or Petitgrain Bigarade (Citrus aurantium) it is a symbol of authenticity and frankness, it has a warm and at the same time refreshing nature.

what science saysThe Ministry of Health recognizes the beneficial effects of Citrus x aurantium L. on digestive function and gastrointestinal motility. It has relaxing properties and promotes mental well-being.


Health and wellness

In Aromatherapy it is used as an intestinal regulator and as a support for celiac disease.


Suitable for soaps

It is indicated by naturopaths as an ingredient for compounds to be used against oily skin and hair, to fight acne and excessive sweating.


Use in the kitchen

Totally non-toxic, the essential oil of Orange Leaves, as it is distilled from unripe fruits, branches and leaves, contains all the "green" notes of the citrus fruit, thus making it very particular and interesting, it is used above all in confectionery and liqueurs.
Try it in its version Essence spray


Psychological effects

Among its virtues, aromatherapists emphasize the relaxing action, capable of improving the conditions of those suffering from insomnia and nervous exhaustion.


Suggested uses:

  • Room diffuser: some drop in 100 ml of water.
  • Bath tub: a few drops drops of essential oil emulsified in coarse salt or milk or cream or honey to put in hot water (used to prevent the oil from volatilizing due to the heat)
  • Massage: dilute a few drops of essential oil in a spoonful of oil through
  • Food use: we recommend 1 drop in an herbal tea (we suggest always starting from the lowest recommended dose to possibly increase the drops in the future).
    This essential oil also goes very well in some cocktails.

Warnings: Use sparingly. Do not use in case of chronic diseases, pregnant or breastfeeding.
If in doubt consult a doctor or pharmacist or herbalist.


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    I use it a lot in the kitchen

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