Orange Sweet Citrus sinensis  Essential Oil Information

Citrus sinensis

Orange Sweet Essential Oil


Botanical Name

Alternative Names

Source Location

Plant part used


Citrus sinensis

 

Brazil, USA

Peel/rind








Extraction Method

Color

Consistency

Aroma Strength


Cold pressing

Greenish orange

Thin

Strong








Fragrance

Citrusy, orangey, sweet












Benefits

Treats colds, constipation, dull skin, flatulence, gums, mouth, stress. digestive system, general stomach discomfort, slow digestion, and water retention.  Depression.  Skin care: oily or dull complexions, reduces redness and inflammation.  Relieves symptoms of the flu, bronchitis, and bad circulation.  Weight loss, as it reduces appetite. Circulation: Calms heart palpitations, mild anti-coagulant, improves circulation















Blends Well With

Bergamot, Cacao, Cinnamon, Clary Sage, Clove, Coriander Seed, Frankincense, Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, Juniper  Berry, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Lime, May Chang, Neroli, Nutmeg, Petitgrain, Rose, Sandalwood, Vetiver, Ylang Ylang














Constituents

Limonene













Properties

Antibacterial, antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, carminative, choleretic, digestive, fungicidal, hypotensive, sedative (nervous system), stimulant (digestive and lymphastic), stomachic, tonic















Safety

Generally safe, but may be phototoxic











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