Botanical name: Citrus aurantium dulcis.
Country of origin: USA.
Method of extraction: cold pressing.
Plant part: fruit, peel.
Colour: pale yellow or light ruby.
Perfumery note: top.
Scent: fresh, fruity, warm, sweet.
Properties: uplifting, digestive, refreshing, skin toning, stress relieving.
Ingredients (INCI): Citrus aurantium dulcis Peel Oil, Citral*, Limonene*, Linalool*.
*: component of natural essential oil.
Major constituents: a-pinene, sabinene, myrcene, limonene, linalool, citronellal, neral and geranial.
Blends well with: black pepper, cinnamon, clove, ginger, frankincense, lavender, sandalwood and vetiver.
- In diffusers, Orange oil can help with colds and flu, nervous tension and stress and helps create a feeling of happiness and warmth, while helping children fall asleep at night. It is also a good oil to combat insomnia.
- As a blended massage oil or added to a bath, it assists with colds and flu, eliminates toxins, boost the lymphatic and immune system and helps ease nervous tension and stress.
- In skincare, it assists the lymphatic system, helping detoxify a congested skin and although it is a good general skin tonic, it is great for older more mature skin, dealing with dermatitis, as well as acne and soothing a dry irritated skin. The general tonic action seems to stem from the action it has on supporting collagen formation in the skin, which is required for a healthy, young-looking skin.
- Mixed in equal amounts with oil the Lemon, and diluted, Orange is a useful mouthwash, used as a gum tonic and a treatment for mouth ulcers.
100% natural essential oil (USDA certification).
|Product type||Essential oils|
|Skin concern||Oily & Combination|
|Country of origin||USA|
This evergreen tree has dark green leaves and white flowers and bright orange round fruit with rough skin. The trees are native to China, but are now cultivated extensively in America.