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Neroli Essential Oil;
Its Skincare Benefits and Uses

Neroli essential oil is derived from the orange blossom flower of the bitter-orange tree.

Latin Name: Citrus aurantium

It has a beautiful orange blossom perfume and is one of the more frequently used aromatherapy essential oils, especially in natural skincare and stress relief.

The Benefits

Thought to have been discovered and used by the Italian princess, Anne-Marie, Countess of Neroli, who used it to scent her clothing and in her bath water.

It is still used today in many high end perfumes, particularly in a true eau-de-cologne, so why not use it to scent your clothing too.


  • Stress Relieving - relaxing and can relieve stress, anxiety and depression. Can assist with problems with heart palpitations.

  • Calming - helps to give a feeling of inner peace which can be helpful for nervousness, hysteria and shock. Can be helpful if you are having trouble sleeping.

  • Skin Regeneration - helps with the healing of skin by aiding in the regeneration of skin cells. Helpful to speed and smooth the recovery of scarring and stretch marks, as well as thread veins and broken capillaries.

  • Dry, Sensitive & Mature Skin - particularly good for helping dry, sensitive skin and mature skin.

  • Massage & Aromatic Baths - widely used in massage blends, and is particularly good for relaxing Aromatic baths.

  • It is also... - anti-bacterial - good for the circulation and digestion - and an aphrodisiac.

    Home Remedies & Uses


    This little mix will keep really well so you can carry it along with you for those times when you need some calming help.


  • 10 drops of Neroli Essential Oil
  • 20ml of Jojoba Oil (a good Carrier Oil)


  • Mix the two oils together.
  • Put into a small bottle with a good fitting lid - so you can keep it with you.
  • Apply a drop or two to your wrists when you are feeling stressed or nervous.

    Insomnia Treatment

    This is just great in the bathwater. Make use of its' calming and relaxing powers to help if you have trouble sleeping.

  • Add it to your bathwater in the evening and you should benefit from its natural sedative effect.

  • Perfume

    Add a few drops to a card or piece of cloth and store it with your clothes for a lovely lingering fragrance.

    Scar Treatment


  • 4 drops of Lavender Oil
  • 4 drops of Frankincense Oil
  • 2 drops of Neroli Oil
  • 20ml of a Carrier Oil, such as Jojoba or Olive Oil

  • Mix the above oils together, then massage into the affected area of the body.

  • Go from Neroli Essential Oil to learn more about other Essential Oils

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