Organic Sweet Orange Essential Oil

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Organic Sweet Orange Essential Oil

Botanical Name: Citrus sinensis
Country of Origin: South America
Plant Part: Rind
Distillation Method: Cold Pressed
Cultivation: Certified Organic
 
100% pure Sweet Orange Essential Oils Certified Organically and naturally cultivated, cold pressed directly from the outer peels grown in South America. 

About the plant

A relatively small evergreen tree, this variety of Orange tree is native to China yet is now widely cultivated in North America and the Mediterranean regions of Spain, Italy and France. 

About the oil

Sweet Orange essential oil is the oil produced from the fruit of the orange tree.

Aromatherapy Notes

Sweet Orange essential oil is brightly fragrant, uplifting for the mind and the emotions.  

Traditional Uses

Orange essential oil has been used for its calming, sedative effects and its anti-inflammatory actions. In Chinese medicine the dried sweet orange peel is used to fight coughs, & colds.

Therapeutic Properties Described in the Aromatherapy Literature

Antibacterial, Antidepressant, Anti-inflammatory, Antiseptic, Carminative, Choleretic, Digestive, Fungicidal, Hypotensive, Sedative (nervous system), Stimulant (digestive and lymphastic), Stomachic, Tonic.

Cardiovascular System

  • Calms heart palpitations
  • Mild anti-coagulant
  • Improves circulation

Psychological

  • Effective antidepressant
  • Warming, uplifting and soothing
  • Calms and balances the emotions

Dermatological

  • Improves dull complexions
  • Reduces redness and inflammation

Application and Use

Overall Profile
Monoterpenes 99.65%
Monoterpenols 0.35%
Primary Constituents
limonene 97.58%
beta myrcene 1.43%
alpha pinene 0.64%
linalool  0.35%

Safety

Genernally considered non-toxic, large amounts of Orange oil are not healthy to ingest or apply topically. In addition, it should not be applied to skin that will be exposed to direct sunlight, as it may cause heightened sensitivity.