Have you heard of Neroli Essential Oil and you’ll like to know the skin and hair uses of it? Then this short but helpful guide is a must see for you.
Neroli Essential Oil is extracted by steam distillation from the flower of the bitter orange tree (Citrus aurantium). It has long been used for various aromatherapy because it is packed with a variety of nutrients that come handy to boost your physical and mental health.
Neroli Essential Oil has a spicy and sweet aroma, used in the production of candles, massage oil, lotion, cream, cologne, perfume, and more.
Some of the major components of Neroli Essential Oil are Nerolidol, Linalool, Acetate, Linalyl, Terpineol, Limonene, E-farnesol, and others. So, let’s look at the skin and hair uses of Neroli Essential Oil
Neroli Essential Oil Skin Uses
Rejuvenates and Repairs The Skin
Neroli Essential Oil contains some vital skin enhancing, skin cell rejuvenating ingredients
Controls Excess Oil Production
Neroli Essential Oil helps control the excess sebum secretion from your dermis. This ability also makes it an excellent choice for all skin type
Helps With Wound Healing and Treat Cuts
Neroli Essential Oil has an excellent wound healing property. If you have any wound, you can combine a few drops of Neroli Essential Oil with your chosen carrier oil. Apply it to the affected area and you’ll be fine. This mixture will also shield your wound from infection (the antibacterial property protects any cut from tetanus temporarily).
Neroli Essential Oil is used to treat acne breakout. Add a few drops of Neroli Essential Oil with Apple Cider Vinegar. Apply it to the acne area every morning and night until your acne leaves.
Shields Your Skin From External Damage
Add some few drops of Neroli Essential Oil to your chosen carrier oil to treat excess dryness on the face and skin.
Treats Cracked and Dry Feet
Treat your cracked feet with some few drops of Neroli Essential Oil and warm water. Wash your feet with the mixture for smooth, supple feet.
Treats Stretch Marks
Add a few drops of Neroli Essential Oil to your chosen carrier oil. Apply the mixture to your marks until they fade away.
It Makes A Potent Massage Ingredient
Neroli Essential Oil improves the blood circulation, which makes it an excellent addition in any massage oil. You can also add some few drops to your bath water for a soothing experience.
As Your Deodorant
Neroli Essential Oil has a citrus scent and can add life to your deodorant if combined with other essential oils. You can also use it as your home air freshener.
Cures Athletes’s Foot
Neroli Essential Oil is rich in anti-fungal properties that make it a potent treatment for ringworm and athlete’s foot.
Protect You Against Early Aging
No one likes wrinkles, fine lines, and other aging signs. Neroli Essential Oil, when mixed with any carrier oil, can fight aging signs and also promote new skin cells.
Neroli Essential Oil Hair Uses
Treats Split Ends and Hair Fall
Add some few drops of Neroli Essential Oil with your chosen carrier oil (I prefer castor oil or Argan Oil for the hair). Apply it to your hair, from the root to the hair tip. Leave it for up to 30 minutes before washing it off with your sulfate-free shampoo. Do this regularly (once or twice a week) to see the result.
Treats Premature Aging
Do you notice your hair turning gray? Add some few drops (2 drops) to 3 tablespoons of Castor Oil. Warm it a little and apply it to your scalp.
Neroli Essential Oil can be used to treat lice on your scalp. As usual, mix some few drops of Neroli Oil with any carrier oil. Apply it to the affected area until it cures.
Neroli Essential Oil Side Effects and Precautions
- Always conduct a patch test with a little quantity of Neroli Oil mixed with your chosen carrier oil. Apply it to your inner elbow. If after 24 hours you don’t feel any discomfort (redness, itching, bump, etc.), you can continue using the oil
- As with other essential oils, Neroli Essential Oil side effects may be itching, skin redness, hives, swelling, etc. If you notice any of these signs, please discontinue the use of Neroli oil. In severe cases, please consult your doctor
- Pregnant and nursing mothers should consult with their doctors before using Neroli Oil.