Bitter orange oil offered by us has a bitter orange aroma that is reminiscent of cross between sweetness of sweet orange oil and slight bitterness of grapefruit oil. Also known as Bigarade Orange or Neroli, it helps in treating a large variety of health disorders including gastrointestinal disorders, headaches, insomnia and obesity.
The bitter orange was considered by the Trojans to be the golden apple. Crusaders from Europe brought the fruit to Europe and finally made its way to England in the 16th century. The West Indians used the bitter orange to make a liqueur called Curacao
Color & Aroma
Color : Yellowish Orange to Greenish Orange with bitter orange odor,
Aroma : Its aroma is similar to scent of bergamot
Limonene, camphene, myrcene, pinene, cymene, ocimene.
It finds application in providing relief from colds, dull skin, constipation, flatulence, gums, flu, mouth, slow digestion and stress.
Bitter orange oil is prepared from various varieties of bitter oranges available today. This essential oil is made from the fruits of spiny evergreen tree of organic Citrus aurantium. Bitter orange is often called as seville orange, bigarade orange, marmalade orange or sour orange. Oil of Bitter orange is made from cold pressing of peels of sour oranges. It has thin consistency and is yellow to greenish in color. It has aroma of bitter orange with a sweetness that crosses the tang of sweet orange oil and has slight sourness of grape fruit oil. Bitter orange oil blends easily with neroli, lavender, clary sage, ginger, black pepper, bay and myrrh.
Betel leaf oil has strengthening properties.
This oil is additionally utilized as an antiperspirant part.
Countries where it’s found
The betel vine is developed transcendently in South Asia and South East Asian nations, where India is the main maker.
The plant is a perpetual creeper and requires high land and ripe soil for development. The creeper is gathered amid the rainstorm season. The vine stretches around 150 to 180 centimeters previously being gathered. The collect goes on for fifteen days to multi month.
History of the Plant:
The plant is accepted to have started in the Malay Archipelago and later spread through tropical Asia and Malaysia. Its utilization dates two thousand years back. Betel vine development started in South Asia with India creating about Rs. 7000 million every year.
New betel leaves are steam refined to acquire the oil. The leaves are in part before extraction process. Youthful leaves give the most elevated yield. The oil is generally medium dark colored to splendid yellow in shading relying upon the sort of leaf utilized. The scent is sharp and the taste unpleasant.
BITTER ORANGE OIL
Botanical Name : Citrus aurantium
Common Name : Seville orange oil, Bitter orange peel oil, Sour orange oil
CAS # : 68916-04-1
Plant Parts Used : Peel
Extraction Method : Cold Pressed
Color & Odor : Pale yellow to yellow clear liquid with lively, fruity, sweet, citrusy fragrances much aromatic than sweet orange.
It is distilled from the peel of the fruit. It has a lively, fruity, sweet aroma much aromatic than sweet orange.
Constituents & Specifications :
Orange oil has various chemical compounds that include limonene, camphene, myrcene, pinene, cymene, ocimene
Specific Gravity : 0.84500 – 0.85100 @ 25.00 °C
Refractive Index : 1.46900 – 1.47800 @ 20.00 °C
Antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, bactericidal, carminative, deodorant, digestive, fungicidal, stimulant, stomachic and tonic.
Benefits & Uses :
- It finds application in providing relief from colds, dull skin, constipation, flatulence, gums, flu, mouth, slow digestion and stress.
- It is useful bronchitis, colds, constipation, dull and oily complexions, flu, flatulence, nervous tension, palpitations, poor circulation, slow digestion, spasm, water retention.
- It is used in high class perfumery & other fragrances.