It is obtained by steam distillation of bitter orange leaves recovered during tree pruning . The distillation campaign begins in June
The petit grain essential oil is widely used in perfumery and aromatherapy. Bitter orange trees are found in the Cap Bon region of northern Tunisia.
Common name: PETIT GRAIN BIGARADIA
Botanical Family: Citrus aurantium; citrus bigaradia Duch, citrus vulgaris Risso
English name: Petit grain oil
Part used: Leaves and small twigs