Aurantium flower, Neroli (dai dai hua) August 28 2014

Neroli is the flower of the bitter orange tree; known for its exquisite aroma and skin-calming, supplementing qi. 

Chinese Herbal Properties: regulating, tonifying, astringing, quieting


Its astringing and quieting effects make it perfect to maintain daily skin health, creating a  balanced glow by guarding against broken capillaries, dryness and unevenness

Western herbalism recognizes it as a skin-regenerator. It has a healing, correcting effect on scars and marks. The flower is named after the 17th century Italian Princess of Nerola, whose precious beauty secret it was. Neroli blossoms are traditionally added to tea.