Pure, Therapeutic Red Mandarin essential oil
Citrus reticulata var. mandarin
Extraction method / Source
Cold pressed / rind of the fruit. Cold pressing preserves the aromatic and therapeutic properties of the oil
Intensely sweet, citrusy
Limonene, gamma-terpinene, alpha-pinene, beta -pinene, myrcene
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
Cultivated without the use of chemical fertilizers or pesticides. No trees were harvested to produce this essential oil.
History / Fun Facts
Mandarin is high in the substance limonene, which has been widely researched for its properties to fight tumor growth.
Antifungal, antitumoral, mildly antispasmodic, relaxant, digestive aid (stimulates the gall bladder), diuretic, reduces oiliness of the skin
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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).
Mood uplifting, improves mental clarity and alertness, calms the emotions and eases tension, reduces irritability (especially in children), promotes restful sleep.
Modes of Administration
Topical: massage, compress, bath, skin care
Inhalation: Diffusion, Direct inhalation, often used in a nasal inhaler
Blends well with
Basil, Black Pepper, Chamomile (Roman), Cinnamon, Clove, Frankincense, Geranium, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Juniper, Lemon, Neroli, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Petitgrain, Sandalwood, Ylang Ylang
May irritate sensitive or broken skin. Avoid use on skin that will be exposed to direct sunlight or UV light within 24 hours.
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