If the typical “sweet” orange represents a food of high nutritional interest, bitter orange, although less appreciable in flavor, is a typical ingredient of many cosmetic products. Although it is too bitter to be eaten fresh, the pulp of this citrus fruit is a typical ingredient for the confectionery industry.
Our Essential Oils: Bitter Orange
|Product||Bitter Orange Essential Oil|
|Botanical species||Citrus aurantium (Linnaeus)|
|Part used||Peel of fruit|
|Main essence components||Limonene, linalyl acetate, linalool, octanal, decanal|
|Citrus transformation period||January-February|