Country of Origin
Color & Odor
|:||Yellowish to orange liquid and Rich Red with Citrus Sweet aroma|
|:||Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils|
|:||0.841 - 0.845 @25°C|
|:||95° to 98°|
|:||1.472 - 1.475 @20°C|
Plant Part Used
DESCRIPTION:Bitter orange originally belongs to North Eastern part of India and Southern China. Orange Bitter Oil is steam distilled from the fruits of orange tree. The refreshing smell of this oil uplifts depressed mood and invokes a sense of gratitude and peace of mind. Known for its medicinal properties, this oil acts as a good detoxifier and helps to boost immunity function.
CONSTITUENTS:This oil contains compounds like d-Limonene, citronellal, neral, a-pinene, sabinene, linalool, aldehydes, myrcene and geranial.
AROMATIC SUMMARY / NOTE / STRENGTH OF AROMA:Top note smell of Orange Bitter Oil has pleasant, soothing and citrus fragrance that reminds about freshly removed orange peels – the source of this oil. The bitter smell of this oil has resemblance with the scent of grapefruit.
BLENDS WITH:This fragrant oil is suitable to be mixed with ylang-ylang and rosemary oils.
COMMON NAMES:This oil is also referred as Citrus aurantium Risso and Citrus aurantium oil.
USES:The refreshing smell of Orange Bitter Oil has rejuvenating effect both on mind and body. There is similarity of edible orange and bitter orange trees, although the leaf stem part structure of both types of trees is different.