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
Orange essential oilmay be used for a number of things, from boosting mood and lowering stress to filling a space with a fresh, zesty fragrance.Orange essential oil has been demonstrated to provide a number of health advantages in studies. Antimicrobial action, pain alleviation, and anticancer capabilities are only a few examples.
The health benefits ofOrange Essential Oil can be attributed to its properties as an anti-inflammatory, antidepressant, antispasmodic, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, carminative, diuretic, tonic, sedative and cholagogue substance.
Orange Essential Oil's lovely perfume offers a cheery and uplifting while simultaneously soothing and tranquil impact that helps lower pulse rate when used in aromatherapy. It has the ability to not only generate a warm atmosphere, but also to boost the immune system's power and resistance, as well as to eradicate airborne microorganisms.
|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:RubbingOrange 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 inOrange 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 oilto 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 withOrange essential oilis extremely beneficial.
How to use
Dilute 3 drops ofOrange 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 toOrange, try mixing other citrus essential oils into the blend. Grapefruit and Petitgrain makes a great choice.
Do take caution when applyingOrange 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.