the earthy, woodsy yet floral aroma of petitgrain is very relaxing and can help one suffering from depression, stress, and anger. It releases the negativity and brings joy and light to that individual. It can also be effective in calming nerves, convulsions, and epileptic and hysteric attacks. An antiseptic, like Petitgrain, fights infection by inhibiting bacterial growth. Petitgrain, being a non-??toxic and non-??irritant, can be safely be used either externally or ingested. Petitgrain can also help stop the growth of bacteria in areas known to sweat and be covered. It also helps keep body odor at bay.