Neroli is widely believed to have been named during the 16th century for Princess Anne Maria de La Tremoille of Nerola, Italy, who fell in love with the striking fragrance and introduced it to her homeland. The oil itself has been used since the days of the ancient Egyptians when it was recognized for its health, well being and spiritual benefits. Sharp, green, fresh, with a bitter top note straight up. Reminiscent of Petitgrain, but lighter and more floral. Overall strong, bold character for a Neroli with excellent tenacity for this material. This also reduce anxiety, calm the heart and spirit, and stabilize feelings of fear. A tonic and restorative to the brain, neroli is believed to be a mood lifter and to have the ability to bring strength to heart. Neroli can support feelings of calm and well-being, and promote deep, restful sleep.