Lowers Inflammation&Pain Reduces Stress & Improve Symptoms of Menopause DecreasesBlood Pressure & Cortisol Levels Exhibits Antimicrobial & Antioxidant Activities Repairs & Rejuvenates Skin Acts as an Anti-seizure & Anticonvulsant Agent.
Neroli has been shown to be an effective and therapeutic choice for the management of pain andinflammation. Results of one study in theJournal of Natural Medicinessuggest that neroli possesses biologically active constituents that have the ability to reduce acute inflammation and chronic inflammation even more so. It was also found that neroli essential oil has the ability to reduce central and peripheral sensitivity to pain.
The effects of inhaling neroli essential oil on menopausal symptoms, stress and estrogen in postmenopausal women were investigated in a 2014 study.Sixty-three healthy postmenopausal women were randomized to inhale 0.1 percent or 0.5 percent neroli oil, oralmond oil(control), for five minutes twice daily for five days in theKorea University School of Nursing study.
Compared with the control group, the two neroli oil groups showed significantly lowerdiastolic blood pressureas well as improvements in pulse rate, serum cortisol levels and estrogen concentrations.The findings indicate that inhalation of neroli essential oil helpsrelieve menopausal symptoms, increase sexual desire and reduce blood pressure in postmenopausal women. In general, neroli essential oil can be an effective intervention to reduce stress and improve theendocrine system.
A study published inEvidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicineinvestigated the effects ofusing essential oilinhalation on blood pressure and salivarycortisol levelsin 83prehypertensive and hypertensive subjects at regular intervals for 24hours. The experimental group was asked to inhale an essential oil blend that included lavender, ylang-ylang, marjoram and neroli. Meanwhile, the placebo group was asked to inhale an artificial fragrance for 24,and the control group received no treatment.
What do you think researchers found? The group that smelled the essential oil mix including neroli had significantly decreased systolic and diastolic blood pressure compared with the placebo group and the control group after treatment. The experimental group also showed significant decreases in the concentration of salivary cortisol. It was concluded that the inhalation of neroli essential oil can have immediate and continuouspositive effects on blood pressureand stress reduction.