Essential Oil Profile

Botanical Name: Citrus Sinensis
Country of Origin: Brazil
Extraction Method: Cold pressed
Scent Profile: Citrusy, sweet, tangy smell

 

THERAPEUTIC PROPERTIES / HEALTH BENEFITS

The health benefits of Orange Essential Oil can be attributed to its properties as an anti-inflammatory, antidepressant, antispasmodic, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, carminative, diuretic, tonic, sedative and cholagogue substance.

THERAPEUTIC PROPERTIES

HEALTH BENEFITS

Boost productivity in the environment Treats muscle spasms and convulsions
Reduces strong feelings of tiredness and sluggishness Relax the mind in midst of anger and anxiety
An instant pick-me-up for those feeling depressed Provides relief to pain and swelling of the joints
  A natural sedative during stress or nervous tension

ORANGE IN SKIN CARE

Natural remedy for eye bags:Rubbing Orange essential oil diluted with a face oil at the undereye area helps to reduce dark eye bags in the morning.

Slows down ageing process: Vitamin C in Orange essential oil can stimulate collagen production and blood flow. Over time, wrinkles are smoothed out and skin will look more youthful.

  • How to use for face care
    Add one drop of essential 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 about essential oil dilution and how much you should mix.

ORANGE IN HAIR CARE

Natural hair cleansing treatment: When applied onto the scalp, Orange essential oil enhances blood circulation, resulting in better nourishment for the hair follicles which in turn helps to promote hair growth.

Rejuvenates hair: A vital benefit of Orange essential oil is its pest-exterminating properties. For lice-ridden hair, an intensive hair care treatment with Orange essential oil is extremely beneficial.

  • How to use
    Dilute 3 drops of Orange essential oil with 3 tbsp of carrier oil such as jojoba oil, or sweet almond oil and use in a scalp massage oil. Wrap your head with a warm head town and leave on for 40 minutes before rinsing with shampoo.

HOW TO USE

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

Blends well with

Create your own synergistic essential oil blend by blending Orange essential oil with other similar oils such as Geranium, Chamomile, Marjoram or Lemon. If you like scents that are similar to Orange, try mixing other citrus essential oils into the blend. Grapefruit and Petitgrain makes a great choice.

Caution/Side effects

Do take caution when applying Orange essential oil onto the skin as citrus oils tend to be more sensitive under the sun and can cause photodamage when exposed to UV rays over long periods of time.

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