ROOM FRAGRANCE: Petitgrain makes a very pleasant room fragrance and it blends well with many other essential oils. Use it to create a relaxing environment. This oil is particularly good to use in a room diffuser. If used in a bedroom before going to bed, it may help if insomnia is causing problems. Petitgrain is an ideal oil for pot pourri oil reviver blends.
BATHS: A relaxing, but mentally uplifting oil for the bath, this oil can be considered as a cheaper alternative to neroli oil.
MASSAGE: Good quality petitgrain is a very pleasant oil for use in massage. Traditional use suggests it may be useful in relieving anxiety, lethargy and especially insomnia, it may also help asthma, and nervous headaches.
Petigrain blends well with: Bergamot, Cedar, Clary, Lemongrass, Mandarin, Neroli, Rose and Ylang.
Caution: It might be wise to avoid its use in early pregnancy because of its unreliable chemical composition. Not to be used if exposure to strong sunlight or sunbeds is likely following the use of this oil. Keep all essential oils well away from children and especially away from the eyes