The 6 truths about the fragrance of orange blossom

par Saïda & Omar

Orange blossom is still the darling of the perfume experts. Its fruity, sweet, gourmand and solar scents are the reasons why it is so popular. However, it still has a history, other secrets and many qualities. Let’s find out everything you need to know about the fragrance of orange blossom, its virtues and how it enhances our candles and perfume diffusers.


What is the origin of the orange blossom?

The brigaradier is the name of the tree that produces the orange blossom. It was first discovered in China and India. .

However, its culture soon spread to countries around the Mediterranean such as Spain, Tunisia and Morocco.

Tunisia is now the world’s leading producer of orange blossom. The climate and the land of this country are favourable to the cultivation of the brigaradier.

Orange blossom: what is the story behind this scent?

In the early 15th century, the French considered the orange flower to be a symbol of love, longevity and prosperity. On the other hand, in the Christian religion it represents the purity of Mary. This is why this sweet flower is often associated with marriage. Over time and in the context of perfumery, it has become an essential element in creating a pleasant atmosphere in your home.

To enjoy this fragrance in your home, at Côté Bougie, you have the choice between scented candles, stick diffusers and room sprays. Indeed, a wide range of products are offered. We can quote among others: On peut citer entre autres :

orange blossom fragrance diffuser

They are distinguished from other products on the market by their decorative aspects. Without forgetting also that our candles and our various diffusers emphasize the Moroccan know-how and craft industry.

How to describe the smell of orange blossom?

It should be noted that the orange flower never ceases to surprise perfumers. Mysterious, it is capable of releasing multiple fragrances. Floral, sweet and green notes are the most dominant. It is also sometimes very popular among oriental perfumes because of its exotic touch. But generally, it is most appreciated for its scents that inspire a sense of security and well-being.

orange blossom notes

Côté Bougie offers several types of perfume diffusers so that you can take full advantage of the virtues of orange blossom. We especially recommend our orange blossom room sprayto create a fruity and sweet atmosphere in your rooms. Not to mention that this collection will be able to take you on a journey through the streets of Marrakech while you are at home.

Orange blossom fragrance: what are the different molecules that make it up?

The multiple scents offered by orange blossom are due to the combination of several molecules. Among others, we can mention :

  • Linalool
  • neridol
  • Linalool acetate
  • Geranyl acetate
  • Limonene

This list is far from exhaustive, as more than ten molecules are present in orange blossom. The scent that the flower produces comes from these different components. The scent will then vary according to their content in the flower. Geranyl acetate, for example, provides the slightly pink note of geranium leaves.

What are the different uses of orange blossom?

This flower has an important place in the field of perfumery because of its gourmand fragrance. However, it is also found in certain essential oils. These are known to have aphrodisiac, anti-infectious and antibacterial properties. On the other hand, this white flower can also be used in cooking. It is the ideal ingredient to make your desserts delicious.

What are the benefits of orange blossom perfume?

Orange blossom scents have several qualities in addition to having a unique and angelic smell. Their first advantage is their ability to relax the human body. They have the property of considerably reducing stress and anxiety. This is one of the reasons why orange blossom is often present in products used for traditional massages. Furthermore, if you decide to use our scented candle from the Holm collection, for example, you can get rid of many bacteria and insects in your home. orange blossom scented candle

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