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Neroli Hydrosol / Orange Blossom Hydrosol / Orange Blossom Water

Aromatically, Neroli Hydrosol is uplifting and is often considered a favorite. It has a beautiful, sweet citrus and floral aroma that children, men and women all love. Even if you find Neroli Essential Oil to be too intense, even when significantly diluted, there is still an excellent chance that you will love Neroli Hydrosol.

Botanical Name: Citrus aurantium

Aromatic Strength: Medium

Shelf Life: Up to 2 years if stored properly (refrigeration is recommended).

Reported Properties, Uses and Applications: Suzanne Catty reports that Neroli Hydrosol is mildly sedating but doesn't cause drowsiness. She mentions that it might help those working on combating addictive behaviors. Neroli Hydrosol has a remarkable reputation for use with all skin types and for those with aging and delicate skin. Catty, however, advises against its use with those that have very dry skin. It is a good choice for use babies and children and she reports that it might have use with those that have ADHD. [Suzanne Catty, Hydrosols: The Next Aromatherapy (Rochester, VT: Healing Arts Press, 2001), 85-86.]

Len and Shirley Price report that Neroli Hydrosol possesses the following properties: "antibacterial, antidepressive, antispasmodic, calming, carminative, digestive, nerve tonic." [Len Price and Shirley Price, Understanding Hydrolats: The Specific Hydrosols for Aromatherapy: A Guide for Health Professionals (London: Churchill Livingstone, 2004), 105.]

Jeanne Rose adds that Neroli Hydrosol is uplifting and acts as an aphrodisiac. [Jeanne Rose, 375 Essential Oils and Hydrosols (Berkeley, CA: Frog, Ltd, 1999), 171.]

Safety Information: Read AromaWeb's Hydrosol Safety Guidelines.

Helpful Sources of Information About Neroli Hydrosol:



Hydrosols: The Next Aromatherapy
Author: Suzanne Catty
Publisher: Healing Arts Press
Copyright: 2001
ISBN: 0892819464 / 978-0892819461
Pages: 352



Understanding Hydrolats: The Specific Hydrosols for Aromatherapy: A Guide for Health Professionals
Author: Len Price and Shirley Price
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
Copyright: 2004
ISBN: 0443073163 / 978-0443073168
Pages: 300



375 Essential Oils and Hydrosols
Author: Jeanne Rose

Publisher: Frog, Ltd.
Copyright: 1999
ISBN: 1883319897 / 978-1883319892
Pages: 252



Essential Waters: Hydrosols, Hydrolats & Aromatic Waters
Author: Marge Clark
Publisher: Nature's Gift, Inc.
Copyright: 2014
ASIN: B00LDBDBCY (Kindle eBook)
Pages: 57 (Estimated)

Disclaimer: The hydrosol information and safety precautions provided within this area are intended for educational purposes only. The data is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.

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