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neroli

Fringe medicine
An essence from the bitter or sour orange tree which, in the pseudoscience of flower essence therapy, is said to calm the nerves, relieve anxiety and induce sleep.
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THE PROOF: Trials in 1994 showed that heart patients felt calmer when massaged with diluted neroli oil than with vegetable oil alone.
Ingredients for Floratta are described as "a feminine and sensuous combination of floral and woodsy notes." The top notes blend neroli oil, pineapple, peach and living Amazon orchid.
* Nutritive Infusion Cleanser, formulated with acetyl hexapeptide-3, olive extract, geranium and neroli oils, and Gatuline Age Defense, carrying a price tag of $8.99 for an 8-ounce bottle.
They include Fairy Jasmine at pounds 3.75, made with exotic jasmine and ylang ylang essential oils and Feel Good in the Southern Hemisphere with zesty orange and neroli oils to put a zing into bath time and chase away the winter blues.
Containing bergamot, lime and neroli oils as top notes, and jasmine and ylang ylang as middle notes, it's priced from pounds 42.
Other ingredients include macadamia nut oil, cocoa butter and rose and neroli oils.