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Petitgrains special gifts for you….

Petitrain essential oil (also known as orange leaf oil) is extracted from the leaves and twigs of the aromatic bitter orange tree that also yields a sweet exotic essential oil from its blossoms (neroli), and a refreshing, uplifting essential oil from its fruits.  


Petitgrain eases stress-related shallow breathing, respiratory infections, colds and ‘flu.  Blended in non-perfumed cream or lotion, or vegetable oil, such as olive, petitgrain improves the condition of dry, chapped and cracked skin.  It is emotionally calming and uplifting and eases feelings of anxiety and depression, aids mental clarity, and eases insomnia, among many other qualities and gifts.

Patchouli (Pogostomon cablin Benth.)

IMG_4573Patchouli is a fragrant bushy perennial herb native to the tropical regions of Asia. The leaves are picked two or three time a year and are left to dry and ferment before being distilled to release their dark orange or amber viscous essential oil. Patchouli instills a sense of peace and ‘spirituality’ and calms and regulates the flow of breathing so is often applied as an aid to meditation and an anti-anxiety remedy. Patchouli also alleviates nervous tension and exhaustion, is grounding and restorative, among many other qualities. Blended in vegetable oil, cream or lotion, patchouli is also an invaluable skin care ingredient, and soothes dermatitis and eczema,

Why not visit www.aromantique.co.uk or email Heather@aromantique.co.uk to find out more about the imminent publication of Aromantique’s essential oil book compilation, which describe the source, safe application and numerous values of essential oils, including Patchouli; a ‘must have’ companion for ‘everyday life’.

NB: Information provided here, or in any of the books which form part of the Aromantique book compilation, is not presented as an alternative or substitute for professional advice or healthcare. These books aim to provide a complementary preventative tool to support wellness and wellbeing.