Latin Name: Citrus Sinensis
Extraction: Cold pressed peel of the nearly ripe fruits.
Aroma: Sweet, zesty, fresh and tangy scent of fresh cut oranges.
Native to China but is now extensively cultivated around the world, the small evergreen Sweet Orange tree has a long season of bloom and colourful fruit. The fruits take months to mature, and will take on its characteristic orange colour when it is nearly ripe.
Anti-anxiety, Anti-bacterial, Anti-depressant, Antiseptic, Anti-spasmodic, Anti-viral, Calmative, Carminative, Cholagogue, Digestive stimulant, Digestive tonic, Disinfectant, Diuretic Energizing, Hepatic Stimulant, Stomachic
USES IN AROMATHERAPY
Like ‘sunshine in a bottle’, Sweet Orange essential oil is a wonderful mood enhancer for our mental and emotional state.
Its delightful, uplifting aroma brings about bright energy, positivity, courage, happiness and general feeling of well-being.
Reach out for this oil if you are feeling overwhelmed, a little low, moody or sad; and in need for something to boost your mood up and/or to rekindle a spirit of optimism and inner child. Much like connecting to the sun, the scent of fresh oranges bring back joyful memories.
Robbi Zeck ND described Orange being able to help you ‘loosen up and find your sense of humour when you are feeling gloomy and unable to see the light at the end of the tunnel’.
Sweet orange can soften hardworking perfectionist and allow one to mistakes or tolerate anomalies. Diffusing the oil will help create a more relaxed environment and moves stall, negative energy to lighten the energetic feel.
Energetically, the oil can help to unblock energy blockages caused by emotions of frustration, tension and discouragement. Over time, prolonged blockage in meridians can lead to negative physical and emotional conditions such as insomnia, irritability, restlessness, over-thinking, anxiety, worry, headache, nervous tension and so forth.
Sweet Orange is often undervalued as an essential oil, yet it is one of the most versatile and effective/therapeutic oil for all ages and all people, either used singly or in a blend.
It can improve overall immune function, improves lymphatic drainage, supports respiratory and digestive system. By normalizing the peristaltic action on intestines, the oil can be used for constipation, diarrhea and nausea; as well as eating disorders. As it can stimulate lymph fluids, Sweet Orange is also often helpful when treating swollen tissues.
For physical body, the oil is effective for minor muscle aches, pain and inflammation. The Limonene found in Orange is a boost to the immune system. In studies with rats, Limonene was proven to produce more antibodies in fighting bacteria and pathogens.
The sweet zesty aroma has a mild sedative effect on nervous system as it can relax and sth nerves and eases anxiety, stress, depression and insomnia. The scent is joyful and well loved by children, making it an excellent choice for comforting massage blend, alongside Lavender and Chamomile.
As a great skin tonic with astringent properties, Sweet Orange oil improves dull, oily, irritated and acne-prone skin complexion. It also add hydration and radiance to smooth out wrinkles and strengthen skin epidermis.
SAFETY & SHELF LIFE
Safety: This oil is non-photosensitizing. Dilute before using. A patch test should be performed before use for those with sensitive skin.
Pregnancy/Nursing: Pregnancy safe and nursing safe.
Precautions: Keep out of reach of children. If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult physician. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use internally unless instructed by a licensed aromatherapist or physician.
Shelf Life: 2-3 Years
HOW TO USE
Diffuse & Inhale: Breathe in your favorite essential oils from an essential oil/aroma diffuser or personal pocket inhaler.
Apply Topically: This essential oil is 100% pure and undiluted. To apply to the skin, dilute with a high quality carrier oils or Carrier Oils Complex. Refer to our dilution chart. We recommend performing a skin patch test when using a new essential oil topically.
Orange Sweet 10ml
Sweet Orange has a delightfully sweet, zesty aroma that can bring happiness and joy to the body and mind. It is a well-known digestive remedy for alleviating nausea and tummy discomfort.
Ingredients: 100% Citrus Sinensis (Sweet Orange) Oil
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