Chinese Daidai Flower Oil (tope note )

Chinese Daidai Flower Oil (tope note )

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Chinese DaiDai Flower Oil  (Top note) 

(Citrus aurantium L.var.amara)



Daidai flower Also called Chinese bitter neroli flower,It is China’s specialty flower  And produced by steam distillation of the highly fragrant blossoms. Daidai is widely cultivated as an ornamental in Asia, particularly tropical and subtropical regions of our China for the strongly fragrant flowers. An essential oil is distillated from the flowers. In our China, where it is known as bitter neroli flower (苦橙), the flowers are used to prepare  tea. In our traditional Chinese medicine, the flowers are used to move qi and relieve cough.In 2019, Flychem have cooperated with the local Government and set up the Daidai flower base on Wuyi Mountain. and specialised in the development Daidai flowers oil ,also Daidai flowers Hydrosol.



Brief Introduction of Daidai flower oil 

  Flower Blooming Period:  May

Production Method: Steam Distillation  from fresh Daidai flower                                                                                                

Yield:  4-5 hours distillation  ,Daidai flower oil: 0.3%

Often for the Daidai flower the crop season have two crops, spring crops from April to May,

about 20days  and Autumn crops from August. to Oct. , and the production capability on spring crops

season is much large then the Autumn crops, about takes up total amount 90% of the annual production


Specification of Daidai Flower oil

Botanical Name: Citrus aurantium L.var.amara

CHEMICAL NAME : Daidai Flower Oil

CAS Nr. 8016-38-4


Nature of the product: 100% pure and natural essential oil obtained by steam distillation of fresh plants Citrus aurantium L.var.amara  from the flowers


Odor: Havinga characteristics of Daidai Flower Oil

Appearance and Color: light yellow to  clear liquid

Refractive index @20°C: 1.466 ~ 1.469
Specific gravity @20°C: 0.865 ~ 0.872
Angular rotation @20°C: -8°~ -9°
Solubility @20°C: 1:1 80%(V/V) Ethanol
Limonene: 9% ~ 18%
L-linalool: 28% ~ 48%
Linalyl acetate: 3% ~ 15%


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