orange blossom water 120ml

8,50

The orange blossom is the white flower of trees such as lemon, cedar or orange. Although it is more commonly known for being the flower of the orange tree. Its name derives from the Arabic “al-azahar”, which means white flower.

This tree is usually grown in warm climates, although its fruits bloom in late fall or early winter. However, it is in spring when it shows its maximum splendor and it is usually at the end of March or April when the fresh flowers, recently opened and without yellowing, are harvested.

The orange blossom is characterized, in addition to its beauty, by its intoxicating aroma, widely used in aromatherapy and cosmetics. Although it is true, this flower also has multiple therapeutic properties.

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Medicinal and healing properties of the orange blossom
Another of the most frequent uses of the orange blossom is in natural and traditional medicine due to its multiple healing properties.
For example, thanks to its sedative and anti-inflammatory properties, orange blossom is widely used to relieve pain such as headaches or migraines. In case of sore throats and coughs, it is highly recommended to drink an infusion made with orange blossom, which can be complemented with other natural ingredients such as honey, lemon or cinnamon.
Due to its high content of pectin, the orange blossom is also very good for treating stomach problems such as heavy and slow digestion, nausea, vomiting or diarrhea. Due to its high iron and potassium content, it also helps combat anemia problems.
The anxiolytic and hypnotic properties of orange blossom help combat stress and anxiety. In addition, to help you fall asleep.
Orange blossom essential oil extracted from the flower of the bitter orange tree or neroli is also used in topical treatments, thanks to its healing and soothing properties for the skin.
The culinary uses of the orange blossom
Perhaps one of the least known uses and widely used in other civilizations such as the Arab, is in the kitchen.
The water extracted from the orange blossoms can be used to prepare different recipes, mainly confectionery, as well as to dress salads and cold dishes. The flower petals also provide a very characteristic aroma and flavor of bitter orange.
Orange blossom water, made with water and flower petals, can also be drunk, preserving all its properties and being very beneficial for purifying and regenerating the organs, as well as for hydration. In fact, it is also very common to make infusions with it to calm pain and combat dizziness and fainting.