Tangerine Citrus reticulata  Essential Oil Information

Citrus reticulata

Tangerine Essential Oil


Botanical Name

Alternative Names

Source Location

Plant part used


 Citrus reticulata

 

USA

Rind/peel








Extraction Method

Color

Consistency

Aroma Strength


Cold pressed

Greenish orange

Thin

Medium








Fragrance

Fresh, sweet, citrusy












Benefits

Treats edema, intestinal gas, indigestion and cramping, insomnia















Blends Well With

Bergamot, Cedarwood, Chamomile, Frankincense, Geranium, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Lavender, Lime, Neroli, Orange, Pine, Rose, Sandalwood, Ylang Ylang














Constituents

a-pinene, myrcene, limonene, y-terpinene, citronellal, linalool, neral, neryl acetate, geranyl acetate, geraniol, thymol, carvone













Properties

Antiseptic, antispasmodic, cytophylactic, digestive, depurative, sedative, stomachic, tonic.















Safety

Generally safe. May or may not be phototoxic, so use caution when using topically before sun exposure.











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