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doTERRA Petitgrain Essential Oil

doTERRA Petitgrain was introduced in 2017, and has been called the Manly Lavender.  Its effects and uses are similar to those of Lavender essential oil, but it doesn’t smell like flowers.

What is Petitgrain Essential Oil Good For?

Like Lavender, Petitgrain is calming and helpful for sleep support.   It’s also great for easing tension and stressful feelings.  Historically used for cleaning purposes and it has been used internally to support healthy immune system and nervous system function.*  It is also widely used in the perfume industry.

Primary Benefits

  • May help support healthy cardiovascular function*
  • May provide antioxidant support*
  • May support healthy immune function*
  • May help promote a restful sleep*

Learn More

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Where Does Petitgrain Essential Oil Come From?

Petitgrain is derived from the leaves and twigs of the Bitter Orange tree.  (Other components of this same tree produce Neroli and Bitter Orange essential oils.)

By sourcing Petitgrain from Paraguay through our Co-Impact Sourcing®initiative, doTERRA is able to support needed rural community development projects and provide diversified income for small-scale farmers. This approach provides an economically viable alternative to clear-cutting land, dramatically helping to protect the remaining patches of the Atlantic Rainforest in eastern Paraguay.

How to Use Petitgrain Essential Oil

Uses

  • Diffuse for a calming and relaxing aroma. Blends well with other citrus oils, Cassia, Cinnamon, Eucalyptus, Geranium, and Lemongrass.
  • Take internally to help ease feelings of tension, help calm the nervous system, and promote restful sleep.*
  • Before going to bed, add a few drops along with Lavender or Bergamot to pillows and bedding for its aromatic benefits.
  • Add one to two drops to water or juice and drink to help support the health of the cardiovascular, immune, nervous, and digestive systems.*

Directions for Use

Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of choice.
Internal use: Dilute one drop in 4 fl. oz. of liquid.
Topical use: Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute with a doTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil to minimize any skin sensitivity. 

Diffuser Blends

Relieve Stress

  • 2 drops Petitgrain
  • 2 drops Clary Sage
  • 2 drops Lavender

Rest & Relax

  • 3 drops Petitgrain
  • 3 drops Cedarwood
  • 3 drops Lime

Evening Light

  • 3 drops Petitgrain
  • 3 drops Wild Orange
  • 2 drops Clary Sage

Grounded and Calm

  • 3 drops Petitgrain
  • 3 drops Balance
  • 2 drops Eucalyptus

Summer Breeze

  • 4 drops Petitgrain
  • 3 drops Grapefruit
  • 2 drops Rosemary

Prairie Flowers

  • 4 drops Petitgrain
  • 2 drops Rosemary
  • 1 drop Jasmine

More Calming Diffuser Blends with Petitgrain & Lavender

How to Buy doTERRA Essential Oils

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