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Orange, Sweet, Organic

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!


TIMELESS Essential Oils - Authentic Aromatherapy Source  :  We guarantee 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.


References :

Battaglia, SalvatoreThe Complete Guide to Aromatherapy, Second Edition, 2003. The International Centre of Holistic Aromatherapy, Brisbane, Australia

Worwood, Valerie AnnThe Complete Book of Essential Oils & Aromatherapy, 1991.  New World Library, Novato, California


Notice : This information is for educational purposes only.  It has not been evaluated by the US Food and Drug Administration. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any condition or disease and should not take the place of evaluation by a qualified health professional. Although we strive to provide information which is accurate and up to date, we cannot guarantee the accuracy or completeness of this information.

Precautions : Pure essential oils are highly concentrated plant extracts. Do not use them undiluted, or in the eyes or mucus membranes. If applying an essential oil to the skin, always dilute it with a proper carrier oil and test on a small patch of skin before applying to a large area. Do not take essential oils internally except under the direction of a qualified professional trained in Aromatherapy. Always familiarize yourself with the safety, contraindications and proper preparation of each essential oil before use. Note that when using essential oils for children and the elderly, very low concentrations should be used. Keep all essential oils away from children and pets.

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