Orange, Sweet, Organic
Pure, Therapeutic Sweet Orange essential oil, Organically Grown
Botanical name : Citrus sinensis
Extraction method / Source : Peel of the fruit is Cold Pressed / Pressing without heat preserves the aromatic and therapeutic properties of the oil.
Aroma : Sweet, fruity
Note classification : Top Odor Intensity : 1
Key constituents : Limonene, Myrcene
Plant description : Botanical family : Rutaceae (citrus) Sweet Orange is an evergreen tree native to Asia, and is now grown in temperate areas around the globe. The orange tree grows to a height of 20 - 30 feet, has dark green leaves, and produces fragrant white flowers which develop into bright orange edible fruits.
Regions of Production : USA
Growing Practices : Trees are organically farmed. Fruits are tested for purity after harvest.
Properties : Anticoagulant, anti-tumoral, astringent, circulatory stimulant, relaxant, reduces oily skin (Battaglia, 2003).
Uses / Benefits : Helps manage arteriosclerosis, high blood pressure and fluid retention. Reduces fine skin wrinkles and oiliness of the skin. Helps calm muscle spasms, and promotes restful sleep. Helps reduce subcutaneous cellulite. Supports cancer treatment.
Fragrant influences: Cooling, mood uplifting, calming (especially for children)
Safety : Non-toxic. May irritate sensitive or broken skin. Avoid applying to skin that will be exposed to direct sunlight or UV light within 24 hours.
Blends well with : Bay, Benzoin, Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cinnamon, Clove, Coriander, Frankincense, Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Litsea Cubeba (Maychang), Marjoram, Neroli, Patchouli, Petitgrain, Rose (absolute), Sandalwood, Vetiver, Ylang Ylang
History / Fun Facts : A key constituent of Sweet Orange essential oil is limonene. Limonene has been studied extensively for its properties which retard tumor growth. It takes approximately 3000 oranges to produce one kilo of Sweet Orange essential oil!
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