Neroli essential oil is extracted by steam distillation of sweet orange blossoms and goes by the botanical name Citrus Aurantium. Because is comes from the flower of a citrus fruit, most of its medicinal properties match those of other citrus essential oils. One of the most popular properties of neroli essential oil is its ability to care for the skin. It is an emollient, so it makes the skin smooth, free from infections and adds a glamorous glow. It also helps to maintain the right moisture and oil balance in the skin.