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Tangerine Essential Oil

Botanical Name: Citrus reticulata

Common Method Of Extraction: Cold expression

Parts Used: Fruit peel

Note Classification: Top

Aroma: Fresh, sweet, orange-like

Largest Producing Countries: USA and China

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

Properties: Antimicrobial, antiseptic, antispasmodic, carminative, digestive, diuretic, hypnotic, laxative, stimulant, tonic

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

Of Interest: 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.

Safety Data: May cause skin irritation.

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.

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