Bitter Orange Essential Oil


Bitter orange essential oil can enhance mental clarity.  Inhaling it can help balance self love and love of others, and increase compassion, relieving emotional stagnation associated with the heart.

Blended with rosewood and English chamomile, it can empower the concept of choice.   It cheers the emotions.  It supports addiction recovery and making positive life choices.

It helps in transmuting the emotional pattern behind heart attacks, of “feeling trapped in a job, relationship, or situation with no way out”.

Energetically, bitter orange essential oil brings harmony between the personality and the soul’s purpose for incarnation.  When inhaling it, one can open to see new perspectives and new choices that are available.

Aromatic Profile

 Top note:  Soft, warm, sweet, slightly pungent, citrus, floral notes

Heart Note:   Sweet, citrus, delicate balsamic notes

Base Note:   

Classification:  Top note

Tenacity:  Low

Bitter orange essential oil combines well with many oils, including other citrus oils, such as blood orange, yellow mandarin, and combava petitgrain.


More About Our Bitter Orange Essential Oil

Size:  5 ml OR 30 ml violet glass bottle

Source:  Ivory Coast

Distillation process:  Cold-pressed from noncertified organic  peels of the fruit

Botanical name:  Citrus aurantium “Amara”

Homeopathic Properties of Bitter Orange Essential Oil


Internal–oral, inhalation

External–topical application, massage, skin applications, cosmetics, bath, local or spinal compress, application to energy centers and meridian points

Observations and Anecdotal Information

Also called Seville orange, or orange bigarade, this bitter orange essential oil is cold-pressed from the rough, thick peels of the fruit.

It can help strengthen arteries and veins, when applied topically on a regular basis.  It is cooling, calming, and balancing to the nervous system.

It has laxative properties.

It is also a superior addition to skin preparations for treating acne, oily skin, cellulite, and degenerated skin.  Applying it topically increases collagen formation.

Bitter orange essential oil has been used with other oils to treat tumors and cancer.  It is also known to balance hormone production and adrenaline in the blood.



  • Avoid using within 24 hours of exposure to sunlight or UV light.  It can be photosensitizing to some people.
  • Store out of the reach of children.
  • Do not get essential oils in eyes.
  • Pet information:  Cats may not respond well to conifer oils and citrus oils.  Avoid usage for cats.

None of our products are recognized or approved by the FDA.  They are not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease.  This information is anecdotal, and is provided for educational purposes only.  It is not meant to be taken as medical advice.  See a health care professional for medical advice.

More about our disclaimer

Weight 0.004 kg

30 ml violet bottle, 5 ml violet glass bottle