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The orange tree is a native of China and India. It is now cultivated around the world, particularly in warmer climates. It is an evergreen tree, with bright orange fruit and shiny green leaves. This oil is cold pressed from the peels of the?Navel orange.

Navel Oranges are distinctive amongst other Oranges – as they have a small secondary fruit formation inside at the top of the orange. Generally, Navels are the earliest maturing production of oranges than other varieties, which are favoured for their seedless, larger than most, thick skin so are easy to peel rinds – with a rich sweet orange flavour

The Navels have a tendency to be less vigorous in their growth,?and are somewhat less productive than their fellow oranges. Growing predominantly for their superior fruit, they thrive in sub-tropical, Mediterranean type climates. *?Orange Navel?essential oil may contain naturally occurring?bergaptens or?furo/furano-coumarins, which are known to cause skin phototoxicity. This means that skin can discolour when exposed to direct sunlight, and in some cases cause burning. *

Ingredients: Citrus Aurantium Dulcis [Orange] Peel Oil

Botanical Name: Citrus sinensis

Plant Part: Peels

Extraction Method: Cold Press

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.

Colour: Orange

Common Uses: Sweet Orange Essential Oil is very much like Bitter orange in its applications. Properties are as follows: antidepressant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, carminative, cordial, deodorant, digestive, stimulant (nervous), 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: Top

Strength of Aroma: Medium to Strong

Blends well with: Orange Sweet essential oil blends well with Lavender, Bergamot, Rosewood, Lemon, Clary Sage, Myrrh, Sandalwood and spicy oils such as Nutmeg, Cinnamon and Clove

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

Cautions: Some aromatherapists have reported that a small percentage of few people have experienced dermatitis from the limonene content of Sweet Orange.

Medicinal Use

It has been suggested, that it is useful in skin care for dull and oily complexions, congested, mature skin, and helps with minor skin complaints such as dermatitis, acne and soothing dry irritated skin. Aids in balancing water retention and obesity, as well as detoxification, treating constipation, dyspepsia, boosts the immune system and general well-being. Peace and calming, it is also useful in cases of nervous tension and stress, anxiety, depression and even anger. Studies have suggested improved cognitive function. It is also an environmentally friendly and relatively safe to use, effective solvent that is active against stains and sticky residues.

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