ORANGE (SWEET) ESSENTIAL OIL
Sweet Orange Essential Oil is extracted from a. small evergreen sweet orange tree. The fruit itself has a sweet pulp with no bitter membrane.
Blends well with our Lavender, Lemon and Clove Oils
Botanical Name: Citrus Sinensis
Plant Part: Fruit Peel
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Color: Yellowish orange to dark orange liquid.
Aromatic Scent: Sweet Orange Essential Oil has a sweet, citrus smell much like the orange peels it is derived from, only more intense and concentrated.
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Common Uses: Properties for Sweet Orange Essential Oil are as follows: antidepressant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, carminative, cordial, deodorant, digestive, stimulant (nervous) and tonic (cardiac, circulatory). It has also been applied to combat colds, constipation, dull skin, flatulence, the flu, gums, slow digestion, and stress.
Cautions: Some aromatherapists have reported that a small percentage of few people have experienced dermatitis from the limonene content of sweet orange. Orange Essential Oil is considered photo-toxic and exposure to sunlight should be avoided. Do not use if pregnant. For external use only.