Neroli | Latin Name: Citrus aurantium flos | Family: Rutaceae | Extraction: Distillation, Solvent Extraction| Plant Part: Flowers
This Essential Oil is a pale yellow oil with a deeply floral, sweet notes and an overtone of light citrus.
It is an evergreen tree up to 10 metres high with glossy, dark green leaves and fragrant with flowers from which the essential oil of neroli is distilled. Native to China and extensively cultivated in America and around the Mediterranean. There are numerous cultivated varieties – This essential oil is produced from the blossoms of the bitter orange tree, as well as many other subspecies, such as sweet orange and bitter orange.