Sweet Orange Essential Oil Profile

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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.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Note: top

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

SOLE is blended with organic Sweet Orange essential oil
 

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.

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