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Essential Oil Orange

Perfumery Note: Top

Botanical Name: Citrus sinensis

Aromatic Description: Orange Essential Oil smells citrusy and sweet. Its aroma is similar to that of orange peels but is more concentrated.

Consistency: Thin

Orange Essential Oil Uses:

  • Colds

  • Constipation

  • Dull Skin

  • Flatulence

  • Flatulence

  • Flu

  • Gums

  • Mouth

  • Slow Digestion

  • Stress

With its versatility, affordability and wonderfully uplifting aroma, Orange Essential Oil is one of the most popular of essential oils within aromatherapy. The aroma of Orange Oil is cheerful and helps to improve the aroma of a stale-smelling or smoky room. Orange Essential Oil has become a popular ingredient within a wide assortment of natural household cleaning products. 

Some people can't tolerate citrus essential oils (or are even allergic), so be prudent when diffusing Orange Essential Oil around others, but overall, Orange Essential Oil is a winner with children and adults alike.

Unlike most essential oils that are extracted using steam distillation, most citrus oils including Orange Oil are extracted by cold pressing the rinds of the orange. When you have peeled an orange, have you ever noticed tiny droplets spray from the peel (not the fruit segments) and noticed a burst of orange aroma at the same time? What you noticing is the essential oil that lives in the rind escaping as you peel the fruit. The next time that you peel an orange (or other citrus fruit), try pressing a portion of the rind between your fingers, and you should be able to smell the intense aroma of the essential oil escaping the rind.

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