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Bitter Orange Essential Oil | Organic Citrus Aurantium Amara Peel Essential Oil - Nature In Bottle

Citrus aurantium var. amara


CAS Number: 68916-04-1 ; 72968-50-4

FEMA Number: 2823

EINECS Number: 277-143-2

Product Code:  PEO1118

INCI Name:  Citrus aurantium amara (Bitter Orange) Peel Oil


SYNONYMS  Citrus aurantium L. var. amara

COMMON NAMES  Seville Orange, Sour Orange, Bigarade Orange, Marmalade Orange

EXTRACTION METHOD  Cold Pressed Essential Oil




Technical Data Sheet (TDS)

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

EU Declaration

Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)

1 kg (2.20 lb): 22% OFF
$42.70   $33.31
2 kg (4.41 lb): 27% OFF
$82.80   $60.40
5 kg (11.02 lb): 32% OFF
$201.03   $136.70
10 kg (22.04 lb): 36% OFF
$389.00   $249.00
25 kg (55.11 lb): 40% OFF
$938.33   $563.00
For larger sizes or customized quantities, please contact us directly for pricing and availability

Our organically crafted Bitter Orange Essential Oil is cold pressed from the beautiful rinds of Citrus aurantium var. amara, grown in beautiful, sun-kissed orchards in India. Our Bitter Orange Oil has a citrus, fresh orange aroma with soft green and mild bitter dry notes and woody undertones; it adds an interesting note to natural perfumery formulations.

Also known as Seville Orange and Bigarade, Citrus aurantium var. amara is a hybrid of Citrus maxima (Pomelo) and Citrus reticulata (Mandarin), indigenous to India but now widely cultivated in Spain, Sicily, Morocco, the southern US States and the Caribbean - diverse regions with similar climatic conditions.


Although not quite as popular in aromatherapy as the Sweet Orange Essential Oil, nonetheless Bitter Orange Essential Oil offers a wide range of health benefits to both qualified aromatherapists and home enthusiasts. It has potent anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antidepressant, antimicrobial and antioxidant properties. The cleansing, stimulating and toning action of Bitter Orange Oil makes it ideal to add to other lymphatic stimulants for treating oedema, cellulite or as part of a detoxification program. It also includes flavonoids, powerful antioxidants that protect against free radical damage and promote skinu2019s healing ability for a reduced appearance of wrinkles and signs of aging.

In aromatherapy, Orange Bitter Essential Oil has strengthening, stimulating and enlivening properties. It is a very uplifting essential oil that may help with combating situational depression and anxiety. During cold and flu season, Orange Essential Oil is also great for adding to diffuser blends that can cleanse the air of unwanted germs and microbial activity.


Technical Data Sheet (TDS)

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

EU Declaration

Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)

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Not all essential oils are created equally. We never knowingly compromise by adding synthetics, contaminants, or cheap fillers, or by using unethical production practices. Through our rigorous process of selecting suppliers and unwavering commitment to stringent quality testing, we guarantee every product we sell is 100% pure and authentic.



We only offer products that are certified organic, wildcrafted in their natural habitat, or grown using organic practices in cases where organic certification is unavailable or impractical. We rely on our relationships with the distiller/supplier and knowledge of their good practices to ensure that the product is free from pesticides and adulteration.



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Cosmetic Declaration

Nature In Bottle certify that Bitter Orange Essential Oil is suitable for cosmetic application. Bitter Orange Essential Oil is not included in the list of substances prohibited in cosmetic products. Neither does it contain parabens, restricted preservatives, colorants or UV filters (Annex II - VI of EU Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009).

Animal Testing

Nature In Bottle does not conduct or commission animal testing of any cosmetic ingredient, raw material, or formulation of any finished product in the context of Cosmetics Regulation (EC) 1223/2009. Additionally, we do not buy any ingredient, formulation, or product from any supplier or manufacturer that conducted, commissioned, or had been a party to Animal Testing. We also encourages customers who manufacture cosmetics and skin care products to avoid animal-tested ingredients and offer cruelty-free products to their customers.

Vegan Statement

Nature In Bottle certify that Bitter Orange Essential Oil contain no animal ingredients or animal by-products, use no animal ingredients or by-products in the manufacturing process, nor does the above product come in contact with any animal products during storage and transportation.

TSE/BSE Statement

Nature In Bottle certify that all our products are free of Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy (TSE) and Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE). We further declare that all our products are Dioxin Free.

Non-GMO Statement

Nature In Bottle certify that Bitter Orange Essential Oil is manufactured without the use of genetically modified organisms and without the use of raw materials or processing aids containing or derived from genetically modified material. As such, Bitter Orange Essential Oil should be considered non-Genetically Modified in the context with the directives outlined in Regulation (EC) No. 1830/2003 and 1829/2003.

Gluten Free Statement

Nature In Bottle can approve that Bitter Orange Essential Oil does not contain as an ingredient and is not manufactured on processing equipment that comes in contact with gluten or products containing gluten.

Melamine Free Statement

Nature In Bottle confirm that Bitter Orange Essential Oil is free of any Melamine and hence should be considered to be Melamine-free.

Nanomaterials Declarartion

Nature In Bottle can approve with reference to Bitter Orange Essential Oil that no Nanomaterials were added at any stage of the manufacturing/production process, in accordance with EU Cosmetics Regulation.

California Proposition 65 Declaration

Nature In Bottle certify that Bitter Orange Essential Oil does not contain chemicals that are listed on California's Safe Drinking Water & Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, also commonly known as Proposition 65 (Prop 65).

REACH Conformance - SVHC

Nature In Bottle declare that all our products as are compliant with the European Union Regulation (EC) 1907/2006 governing the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) and do not contain substances above 0.1% weight of a Substance of Very High Concern (SVHC) listed in Annex XIV as of July 16, 2019.

Natural Criteria Statement

Based on the ISO 16128-1:2016 (Definitions for ingredients) and ISO 16128-2:2017 (Criteria for ingredients and products), Nature In Bottle can advise that Bitter Orange Essential Oil would have a Natural Origin Index of 1 and therefore, could be considered to come under the definition of a 'Natural Ingredient'.

Residual Solvents

Based on our knowledge of the production process, raw materials and equipments used, there is no potential for any residual solvents to be present in Bitter Orange Essential Oil.

Non-CITES Declaration

Nature In Bottle certify that Bitter Orange Essential Oil is manufactured completely from raw materials none of which is listed on the Appendices of the the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).