Raw Material Introduction|Neroli

Neroli


Scientific nameCitrus Aurantium
Origin|Egypt
Classification|Flower series
Specifications|500g-25kg Please contact sales for details
Extraction part|Flower
Extraction method | Distillation
Plant family|Rutaceae
Aroma|Soft floral scent with some citrus notes

Essential Oil Introduction

The environment near the Mediterranean region of Egypt is characterized by unique soil formed by volcanic eruptions, rich in minerals, which is suitable for plant growth. Ample sunlight enhances the quality of the flowers and highlights their efficacy. The Mediterranean region is often characterized by gravelly soil with high alkalinity, giving the Neroli a slight bitterness but with a more balanced effect.

The orange tree, from which essential oils can be extracted, is mainly divided into Bitter Orange and Sweet Orange. Essential oils produced from Bitter Orange trees, whether from the fruit, leaves, or flowers, are of higher quality and have superior efficacy. Bitter Orange flower essential oil, with its slight bitterness and spicy characteristics, is an excellent choice for perfumes.

▎Component Analysis

|Main Components:Monoterpenols, Monoterpenes, Esters

Neroli essential oil, obtained through distillation, consists mainly of monoterpenols, monoterpenes, and esters. The primary components include (R)(-)-Linalool (also known as Linalool), limonene, and linalyl acetate. Other components include β-caryophyllene, α-terpineol, β-pinene, geranyl acetate, and others, such as nerolidol, nerol, farnesol, neryl acetate, and indole.

▸ The main components of Neroli are linalol (28.5%), linalyl acetate (19.6%), nerolidol (9.1%), E-farnesol (9.1%), α-terpineol (4.9%) and limonene (4.6%).

|Component 1:(R)(-)-Linalool

▸ The chemical structure of (R)(-)-Linalool.

|Component 2:Linalyl acetate

▸ Its effect is to relax, soothe, and restore balance to the physical and mental state. It is an important raw material for formulating fragrances such as bergamot, orange leaf, lavender, and mixed lavender.

|Component 3:Nerolidol

▸ Nerolidol is the main component of many plants.

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