Mountain Rose Herbs

Tangerine Essential Oil

  • Citrus tangerinia
  • Origin: Brazil
Tangerine Essential Oil


Parts Used

Fruit peel

Extraction Method

Cold expression

Note Classification



Fresh, sweet, orange-like


Mostly used in the fragrance industry. Tangerine oil does contain limonene, which may suggest its use in household cleaners.

Blends Well With

Basil, black pepper, chamomile, cinnamon, clary sage, clove, frankincense, geranium, grapefruit, jasmine, juniper, lemon, myrrh, neroli, nutmeg, palmarosa, patchouli, petitgrain, rose, sandalwood, ylang ylang

Herbal Miscellany

The tangerine is a variety of the mandarin orange. You may sometimes see it on the market as Citrus x tangerine. The oils have similar properties, but different aroma characteristics.


Oil Specific: May cause skin irritation.
General: As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. 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.

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