Obtained by pressing the peels of the unripe fruits, followed by rectification to produce an oil free from furanocoumarins. The best quality oil is produced by hand pressing. Fresh fruity slightly balsamic undertone. Familiar to many as the flavouring in Earl grey tea. Freshens air. Use in vaporiser to disperse unpleasant odours. Good for combating cigarette smoke. Uplifts the spirit and emotions. Relaxes and refreshes and is good for confidence building. Extremely effective on blemished, oily and sensitive skin. It can be used as calming oil for agitation & stressful situations. Useful when diluted as a massage for PMT. Useful when diluted, for caring for oily and blemished skin. Insect repellent. The fruit has been used in Italian folk medicine for hundreds of years. The oil was primarily used for the treatment of intestinal worms and fever. The fruit was not exported from Italy until very recently. Traditionally used for antiseptic, deodorant, perfume, soothing agent, skin conditioner. Properties Antiseptic, uplifting, relaxing, refreshing. DILUTE TO 5% OR LESS IN A CARRIER OIL BEFORE SKIN APPLICATION. KEEP OUT OF EYES. DO NOT SWALLOW.