Nerolina

Melaleuca quinquenervia CT ‘Nerolina’

Native to Australia, Melaleuca quinquenervia CT ‘Nerolina’, commonly known as broad-leaved paperbark or the paper bark tea tree, is a small- to medium-sized tree of the Myrtaceae family. It is an evergreen tree that grows up to 35 feet and has papery bark, fragrant leaves and green or red flows.
Nerolina is the linalool chemotype of Niaouli.
Nerolina essential oil is extracted via steam distillation of the leaves and green branchlets. Nerolina is grown in plantations, in northern New South Wales and Queensland, wild harvesting also occurs.
Nerolina essential oil has a fresh, aromatic, earthy, fruity aroma with distinctive notes of lavender and lilac.
Nerolina Australian essential oil is a valuable blending oil with the ability to ‘lift’ ordinary aromas with small additions to the compound.
In cosmetics and perfumery, Nerolina can be very cost effective, and it can be successfully used as an adjunct to the top grade Lavender oils.

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Nerolina essential oil has a fresh, aromatic, earthy, fruity aroma with distinctive notes of lavender and lilac.
Nerolina is one of the sweetest scented Australian leaf oils.
Very low in 1,8-cineole, Nerolina oil is high in linalool.
Nerolina is mainly used in cosmetics and perfumery.
It is anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory
Nerolina has a wonderful cooling and calming effect that can help restore emotional balance. 
 
 
Typical Chemical Profile of Nerolina Essential Oil                                                            
alpha-pinene     0.5-6%
cineole 1,8     1-10%
limonene     3-10%
linalool     30-68%
alpha-terpineol     0.1-4%
e-nerolidol     20-50%

Relative Density @ 20 C: 0.880-0.910
Refractive Index @ 20 C: 1.4880-1.4900

Optical Rotation: +3.5-+12.0

Nerolina essential oil has a fresh, aromatic, earthy, fruity aroma with distinctive notes of lavender and lilac.
Main use is in cosmetics and perfumery. The aroma is calming, soothing and uplifting, the perfect stress reliever.

In cosmetics and perfumery, Nerolina can be very cost effective, and it can be successfully used as an adjunct to the top grade Lavender oils
It has a calming and relaxing aroma and is excellent at eliminating/masking bad odours and is a favourite in diffusers and oil burners, and often used in air fresheners.
It is great in soaps.

It is excellent added into cleaning products.
It is highly valued in hair products, and is a common ingredient to enhance revitalizing shampoos in Australia, especially for children.