Orange (Citrus aurantium) essential oil benefits
Energizing, uplifting, and refreshing, Orange essential oil bursts of positive energy.
Encourages, appetite, improves digestion and adds a sweet note of energy to all blends.
Sweet Orange is native to China and was brought to Europe by the Portuguese in the early 16th century.
Orange essential oil is considered in Aromatherapy one of the best happy and warm oil, perfect to calm nerves, fight depression, and induce healthy sleep. It stimulates positive energy and keeps the digestive system function smoothly. It is definitively one of the best natural body and soul tonics. Orange works wonderfully as a lymphatic system regulator, and it is used to detox and fights fluid retention and cellulite, although it must be said that it stimulates appetite. Helps clear congested skin.
Botanical Name: Citrus aurantium var. dulcis
Method of Extraction: Cold pressing of the rind
Origin: Italy, USA, South America
Color: yellow to bright orange
Aroma: sweet, citrus
Blends well with: Basil, Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cardamom, Carrot Seed, Cinnamon Bark, Citronella, Clary Sage, Clove, Coriander, Eucalyptus, Fennel, Fir, Frankincense, Geranium, Grapefruit, Ginger, Immortelle, Jasmine, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Lime, Manuka, Marjoram, Melissa, Myrrh, Neroli, Niaouli, Nutmeg, Oregano, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Petitgrain, Plai, Rose, Rose Geranium, Sandalwood, Spearmint, Vetiver, Ylang Ylang
Therapeutic properties: Anticoagulant, antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodic, bactericidal, carminative, digestive, diuretic, expectorant, fungicidal, hypotensive, stimulant, stomachic, tonic
HOW TO USE
To calm nerves, promote sleep burn 2-5 drops every 5 hours.
To stimulate the lymphatic system and fight fluid retention add 4-5 drops to every 5 ml of carrier and massage (best if lymphatic-drainage).
Avoid sun exposure for 12 hours (if applied topically). Do not apply undiluted. Do not take internally unless heavily diluted.