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Orange, Sweet Essential Oil

Citrus sinensis Origin: USA

Orange, Sweet Essential Oil

Overview

Botanical Name

Citrus sinensis

Common Method Of Extraction

Cold pressed

Parts Used

Fruit peel

Note Classification

Top

Aroma

Sweet, sugary, and citrus

Traditional Use

Known as an uplifting oil. Orange oil is often found in household cleaners.

Properties

Anticoagulant, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodic, bactericidal, carminative, cholagogue, digestive, diuretic, expectorant, fungicidal, stimulant, stomachic, tonic

Blends Well With

Basil, bergamot, black pepper, cinnamon, clary sage, clove, coriander, eucalyptus, frankincense, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, jasmine, juniper, lavender, lemon, litsea cubeba, marjoram, myrrh, neroli, nutmeg, patchouli, petitgrain, rose, sandalwood, vetiver, ylang ylang

Of Interest

Sweet orange oil contains about 90% limonene, which is in many household cleaners. Because of this sweet orange oil is used as a earth friendly alternative to many common household cleaners.

Safety Data

Generally considered safe.

Disclaimer

This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.

As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.