Bigerade (Bitter Orange) Essential Oil
Latin Name: Citrus aurantium ssp.amara var.pumilia
Source: New Guinea
Part of plant: Zest
Grade: Pure & Natural
Chemical Componants: limonene, myrcene, α-pinene, β-phellandrene
Aroma Character: bright, bitter-dry
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Bigerade derives from an evergreen tree up to 10 metres high with dark green, glossy, oval leaves, paler beneath, with long but not very sharp spines. It has a smooth greyish trunk and branches , and very fragrant white flowers. The fruits are smaller and darker than the sweet orange. It is well known for its resistance to disease and is often used as root stock for other citrus trees, including the sweet orange.
Bigerade is dark yellow or brownish-