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Mandarin – Benefits And Uses

Essential Oil Profile

Botanical Name: Citrus Reticulata
Country of Origin: Italy
Extraction Method: Cold pressed
Scent Profile: A citrus, fruity and much sweeter aroma than that of the Orange.


Mandarins, commonly known asMandarinoranges or Tangerines, are citrus fruits. There is, nevertheless, a distinction. Tangerines are more orange in color and do not have pips, whilstmandarins are more yellow in color and do not have pips. As a result, tangerine essential oilis also known asmandarin essential oil. Citrus Reticulata is the botanical name for each of these plants, indicating that they are the same.

Mandarinis known to be the sweetest and the most calming of all citrusessential oils.Mandarinessential oil is also incredibly gentle and known for its many healing properties.

The antispasmodic, antiseptic, cytophylactic, circulatory, digestive, depurative, nerve relaxant, hepatic, stomachic, sedative, and tonic qualities ofmandarin essential oil can be ascribed to its health advantages.

The sweetest and most relaxing citrusessential oil ismandarin. It's been shown to minimize acne, stretch marks, and scars, as well as pain, anxiety, and nausea. It's also been shown to relieve pain, protect food from bacteria, and even boost cellular health.

Therapeutic Properties

Health Benefits

Provides psychological calmness during pregnancy Relieves nausea and vomiting
Boosts energy Relaxes muscle spasms, abdominal cramps
Protects the body from infections Improves blood and lymph circulation
Facilitates healthy bowel movements


Minimizes stretch marks: It has the ability to help prevent infection of irritated skin by preventing bacterial and fungal development. Because it’s gentle,Mandarindoes not irritate your skin.

Brightens skin: Mandarinhelps to clear skin congestion and remove impurities that make skin appear dull. Antioxidants keeps skin looking young and glowing.

  • How to use for face care
    Add one drop ofessential oil to one dollop of your face cream or lotion and apply every two days. Do not be tempted to add more oil. Higher doses do not work better than regular applications.

How to use for body care
Use no more than 4 to 5 drops for every 5ml of body lotion or carrier oil. Apply the mixture all over skin and pat dry or allow full absorption. Read more aboutessential oildilution and how much you should mix.


Bounce and Shine: AddingMandarininto your hair oil and applying it from the roots to the ends during your shower routine will make hair bouncy and shiny all day.

How to use
Dilute 3 drops ofMandarin essential oil with 3 tbsp of carrier oil such as jojoba oil, or sweet almond oil and apply onto hair. Wash off after a few minutes.

How to use

- In a nebuliser
- In an oil burner
- In baths or inhalation

Blends well with

Mandarinblends well with most citrusessential oils such as Grapefruit, Orange and Lemon. To subtly add a hint of floral scent, blend with Lavender, Marjoram or Rose.

Caution/Side effects

Due to the volatile nature ofessential oils, never applyMandarin essential oilneat onto the skin.Mandarin essential oils are phototoxic, and can damage your skin if rubbed on the skin and exposed to sunlight.

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