Petitgrain

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Have you ever heard about Petitgrain?! Petitgrain delivers calming and relaxing benefits to ease feelings of tension and stress. Historically, Petitgrain essential oil has been used for cleaning purposes and it has been used internally to support healthy immune system and nervous system function. Petitgrain essential oil is derived from the bitter orange tree, which has a long history of use in traditional health practices.

There are three essential oils derived from the bitter orange tree. Petitgrain is distilled from the leaves and twigs of the tree, Neroli essential oil is distilled from the blossoms, and Bitter Orange oil is produced by cold pressing the rinds of the fruits. Petitgrain is widely used in the perfume industry, giving body sprays, fragrances, lotions, and colognes a fresh, herbaceous note that is popular among both women and men.

By sourcing Petitgrain from Paraguay through our Co-Impact Sourcing®initiative, doTERRA is able to support needed rural community development projects and provide diversified income for small-scale farmers. This approach provides an economically viable alternative to clear-cutting land, dramatically helping to protect the remaining patches of the Atlantic Rainforest in eastern Paraguay.

Primary Benefits

  • May help support healthy cardiovascular function

  • May provide antioxidant support

  • May support healthy immune function

  • May help promote a restful sleep

Uses

  • Diffuse for a calming and relaxing aroma. Blends well with other citrus oils, Cassia, Cinnamon, Eucalyptus, Geranium, and Lemongrass.

  • Take internally to help ease feelings of tension, help calm the nervous system, and promote restful sleep.

  • Before going to bed, add a few drops of Petitgrain along with Lavender or Bergamot to pillows and bedding for its aromatic benefits.

  • Add one to two drops to water or juice and drink to help support the health of the cardiovascular, immune, nervous, and digestive systems.

Perhaps one of the greatest benefits of Petitgrain oil is its ability to promote relaxing feelings. Due to its chemical makeup, Petitgrain essential oil can be helpful in creating a calm, relaxed environment to promote feelings of relaxation. Consider placing a few drops of Petitgrain on your pillows and bedding before going to bed in order to enjoy its aromatic benefits. You can also combine other relaxing oils like Lavender or Bergamot with Petitgrain on the bedding to promote a more relaxing atmosphere.

Are you excited to try Petitgrain? I can't wait to hear what you think about it!

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