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Mandarin, Red

Mandarin, Red


Pure, Therapeutic Red Mandarin essential oil

Botanical name : Citrus reticulata var. mandarin
Extraction method / Source : Cold pressed / rind of the fruit      Cold pressing preserves the aromatic and therapeutic properties of the oil
Aroma: Intensely sweet, citrusy
Note classification: Top   Odor intensity :  1
Key constituents: Limonene, gamma-terpinene, alpha-pinene, beta -pinene, myrcene 
Plant description : Botanical family : Rutaceaea (citrus)      Mandarin is an evergreen tree native to Asia, which is now cultivated in temperate areas around the globe. The Mandarin tree has dark green leaves, grows to a height of 15 - 25 feet and produces fragrant white flowers which develop into bright orange edible fruits.
Regions of Production : Italy / Madagascar
Growing Practices : Cultivated without the use of chemical fertilizers or pesticides. No trees were harvested to produce this essential oil.
Properties : Antifungal, antitumoral, mildly antispasmodic, relaxant, digestive aid (stimulates the gall bladder), diuretic, reduces oiliness of the skin     (Please refer to the Glossary for terms which may be new to you)
Uses / Benefits : Aids digestion, reduces fluid retention, helps reduce anxiety and nausea, promotes restful sleep. Useful in managing skin conditions : oily skin, scars, acne, stretch marks (especially when combined with either frankincense, jasmine, lavender, or sandalwood). 

Fragrant influences: Mood uplifting, improves  mental clarity and alertness, calms the emotions and eases tension, reduces irritability (especially in children), promotes restful sleep.

Safety : May irritate sensitive or broken skin. Avoid use on skin that will be exposed to direct sunlight or UV light within 24 hours.
Blends well with : Basil, Black Pepper, Chamomile (Roman), Cinnamon, Clove, Frankincense, Geranium, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Juniper, Lemon, Neroli, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Petitgrain, Sandalwood, Ylang Ylang
History / Fun Facts : Mandarin is high in the substance limonene, which has been widely researched for its properties to fight tumor growth.

TIMELESS Essential Oils guarantees the purity and quality of all our therapeutic oils.  Current Certificate of Analysis is available upon request.  All essential oils are best stored in an airtight container away from heat and light.

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