Botanical Name Citrus hystrix 
Botanical family Rutaceae 
Origin Madagascar 
Method Complete distillation by steam distillation  
Plant part Sheets 
Appearance limpid liquid, very fluid and mobile 
Color colorless 
Odor fresh, citrus, tangy, with green notes 
Biochemical composition of the essential oil Monoterpenes: (60%): pinene, sabinene  
Sesquiterpenes (10%): caryophyllene  
Aliphatic aldehydes (10%): citronellol  
Monoterpene alcohols (5%): linalool, citronellol  
Esters (5%): linalyl acetate, citronellyl acetate 
Therapeutic properties 1. Calming, soothing, relaxing   
2. Rebalances the central nervous system  
3. Contact antiseptic  
Main therapeutic indications 1. Stress, angst, anxiety, nervous breakdown
2. Sleep problems, mild insomnia   
3. Creates a pleasant atmosphere
4. Digestive and dermal dystonia   
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