Sweet orange is a popular essential oil, where the rinds of the fruit are cold-pressed. Deep yellow to orange in colour. Possesses a citrus-like odour reminiscent of the species. Fresh and yet bitter, dry-like with a rich and lasting sweet undertone.
Country of Origin: USA, Brazil
Part of plant used in production: Fruit rind
Methods of production: Cold Pressed
Properties: Anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, carminative, stomachic, immunity enhancer, circulation booster.
Uses: It is commonly blended with other citrus oils to create uplifting scents.
As a detoxifier, it boosts immunity, treats constipation and dyspepsia and aids in the maintenance of healthy, smooth and beautiful skin. Along with soothing acne and dermatitis.
Also used for: rejuvenating the skin, eczema, dermatitis, after-sun wrinkles, oily skin, fatigue, menopause, oedema, palpitation, premenstrual tension, stress, obesity, mouth ulcers, colds, flu, bronchitis, constipation, spasms.
Blends well with: Lavender, Bergamot, Lemon, Clary Sage, Myrrh, Sandalwood, Nutmeg, Cinnamon Bark, Clove Bud.
Safety: Considered phototoxic in large quantities. Use in blend/dilution only and avoid direct sunlight after usage. Avoid during pregnancy.