Orange (Sweet) Essential Oil

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Orange (Sweet) Essential Oil 1 oz. $5.95

Maison Terre Sweet Orange Essential Oil

 

 

 

 

 

Main Constituents:
Aldehydes: 1.42%

Botanical Name: Citrus sinensis

Plant Part: Fruit Peel

Extraction Method: Cold Pressed

Origin: Brazil

Description: Sweet Orange is derived from an evergreen tree. It is smaller than the bitter orange tree, and less hardy with fewer or no spines. The fruit itself has a sweet pulp with no bitter membrane.

Color: Yellowish orange to dark orange liquid.

Common Uses: Properties are as follows: antidepressant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, carminative, cordial, deodorant, digestive, stimulant (nervous) and tonic (cardiac, circulatory). It has also been applied to combat colds, constipation, dull skin, flatulence, the flu, gums, slow digestion, and stress.

Consistency: Thin

Note: Middle

Strength of Aroma: Medium

Blends well with: Lavender, Bergamot, Lemon, Clary Sage, Cinnamon Bark and Clove Bud.

Aromatic Scent: It has a sweet, citrus smell much like the orange peels it is derived from, only more intense and concentrated.

History: There is some argument, but it is believed that sweet orange was brought to Europe by the Arabs in the First century along with the bitter orange.

Cautions: Some aromatherapists have reported that a small percentage of few people have experienced dermatitis from the limonene content of sweet orange. It is considered photo-toxic and exposure to sunlight should be avoided. Do not use if pregnant.

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