Neroli

Botanical Name Citrus aurantium ssp amara (flower)  
Botanical family Rutaceae 
Origin Mediterranean Basin, Tunisia 
Method Low pressure steam distillation  
Plant part Flowers 
Note Middle 
Appearance mobile liquid 
Color yellow 
Odor flowery, fine, characteristic of orange blossom 
Biochemical composition of the essential oil Alcohols (40%): linalool, geraniol, nerol  
Sesquiterpenols (5%): nerolidol Esters (15%): linalyl acetate  
Monoterpenes (30%): pinenes, limonene 
Therapeutic properties  Anti-infective ++ 
Blood and lymph tonic + 
Tonic for the liver and pancreas + 
Tonic for the nervous system: antidepressive +++
Hypotensive ++ 
Psychologically and emotionally balancing +++ 
Main therapeutic indications Circulatory congestion: varicose veins, haemorrhoids +
Liver and pancreatic insufficiency ++ 
Nervous asthenia, nervous breakdown, insomnia +++
Melancholy, sorrow, gloom +++ 
Behavioural issues ++ 
Arterial hypertension + 
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