English Name: Bitter Orange Blossom
Other Names in English: Sour Orange Blossom
Temperament: Hot and Dry
1- Brew 20 grams of it in a liter of boiling water for 20 minutes, then strain the tea and sweeten it with honey and drink a cup before each meal. It facilitates digestion, relieves stomach cramps, is anti-parasitic, eliminates all types of insomnia, and treats mental disorders, tachycardia, epilepsy, hysteria and angina.
2- Mix its syrup with Pussy Willow extract and drink a glass of it every morning and night for 40 days. Prevents body sweat which is caused by weakness.
3- If you use it as pessary with wool, it will increase menstrual secretion and regulate the uterus situation.
In part of the spring, the Bitter Orange trees and other Citrus trees bloom and blossom a fragrant white flower called orange blossom.
It contains an essential oil called Oil of Neroli Bigarade.
The main chemical constituents identified in orange blossom water are linalool together with its cis-and trans-oxides, α-terpineol, geraniol, nerol, terpinen-4-ol and a serie of nitrogen compounds such as methyl anthranilate and indole.
The most important compounds from the neroli oil (flowers) are linalool (34.4%), linalyl acetate (11.3%) and limonene (10.9%). In the petitgrain oil (leaves), the main components were linalool (36.8%), linalyl acetate (22.1%) and α-terpineol (11.7%). The major constituent of the peel oils was found to be limonene (90.6%).
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