Botanical Name: Citrus sinensis
Method of Extraction: Expression
Source: Fruit peel
Aroma: Just like a ripe orange
Main Chemical Components: Limonene, a-pinene, sabinene and b-pinene, myrcene, octanal, linalool
Blends Well With: Bay, bergamot, black pepper, spice oils, frankincense, geranium, marjoram, other citrus oils, vetiver, jasmine, ylang ylang, rose
Properties: antiseptic, anti-depressant, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, carminative, diuretic, cholagogue, sedative and tonic
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Description and Uses: With a rich, fresh citrus scent, the essential oil of Orange lifts the spirits yet is calming to the nerves. Blend with spicy oils for cheering baths, and add to massage oil for digestive system. Encourages sleep and is used astringent, soothing agent, skin conditioner.
This unpretentious essential oil is used in aromatherapy to create the feeling of happiness and warmth, while calming nervous digestive problems. It deals very well with colds and flu, eliminates toxins and stimulates the lymphatic system, while supporting collagen formation in the skin.
Sweet orange oil has a sweet, fresh and tangy smell, is yellow to orange in color and watery in viscosity. The shelf life is approximately 6 months.It is a safe non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing oil, yet care must be taken with it since it can have a phototoxic effect. It should therefore preferably not be applied before going out into sunlight for prolonged periods.
Cautions: Do not use this oil on the skin or in baths 12 hours prior to sun or sunlamp exposure.
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