Orange (sweet) Essential Oil
AT A GLANCE KEY FACTS
- Latin / Botanical Name | Citrus Sinensis
- Part Of Plant Used | Fruit Peel
- Sustainably Sourced From | Brazil
- Extraction Method | Cold Expression
- Oil Type / Family | Citrus
- Aroma | Zesty
- Blends well with |
- Major active ingredient | Limonene
- Chemicals | high in monoterpenes (limonene) and sesquiterpenes
- Properties |
- Cautions | Photo sensitivity
- Allergens |
BENEFITS OF SWEET ORANGE ESSENTIAL OIL
Orange Oil’s ability to naturally enhance immunity and reduce several symptoms of numerous ailments have lent it to traditional medicinal applications for the treatment of acne, chronic stress, and other health concerns.
Used in aromatherapy, Orange Essential Oil’s pleasant scent has a cheerful and uplifting yet simultaneously relaxing, calming effect that helps reduce pulse rate. It can not only create a warm environment but can also stimulate the strength and resilience of the immune system and eliminate airborne bacteria.
Applied in a massage, Orange Essential Oil is known to increase blood flow. This is known to relieve discomforts associated with inflammation, headaches, menstruation, and low libido.
Orange Essential Oil reduces the incidents of painful and reflexive muscle contractions. It is traditionally used in massages to relieve stress, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, constipation, indigestion or improper digestion, and congestion of the nose.
SCIENTIFIC STUDIES/RESEARCH ON SWEET ORANGE ESSENTIAL OIL
PRACTICAL WAYS TO USE SWEET ORANGE ESSENTIAL OIL
Feeling stressed out, apply a couple of drops to the palm of your hands and inhale, taking deep breaths for about a minute. This may help to lift your mood and help to reduce any feelings of stres you may be having.
House feeling a bit 'musty' - add 10 drops of sweet orange to a glass spray bottle with some water for a natural room deodoriser.
use as a natural household cleaner
DIY BLENDS & RECIPES USING SWEET ORANGE ESSENTIAL OIL