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Essential Oils

Orange sweet - organic

Orange sweet - organic

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Sweet Orange Organic
Product Description

Description

Characteristics
Zesty, recognisable, fresh and refreshing scent of Orange

Oils to Blend with
Cinnamon, Coriander, Clove, Cypress, Frankincense, Geranium, Jasmine, Juniper, Lavender, Neroli, Nutmeg, Petitgrain, Rose, Rosewood

Latin Name
Citrus sinensis

Plant Family
Rutaceae

Extraction Method
The essential oil is obrained from expressed peel of the nearly ripe fruit.

Country of Origin
Argentina

Chemical Constituents
Nerol (Alcohol), Citral (Aldehyde), Limonene (Terpene), Methyl anthranilate (Ester).

Precautions
Sensitive skin maybe irritated with long use. There is some evidence of phototoxicity.

Appearance: yellow, orange or dark orange
Odour: sweet, fresh fruity aroma
Safety: increases photosensitivity of the skin, so strong sunlight or sunbeds must be avoided after use for some hours

Certification: ECOCERT SAS F-32600

Ref: B690
 

Therapeutic Properties

  • Antidepressant - can help to prevent and alleviate depression
  • Antiseptic - assists in fighting germs/infections
  • Antispasmodic - relieves spasms and cramps
  • Antiviral
  • Bactericidal - destructive to bacteria
  • Carminative - settles digestion and may assist in preventing gas
  • Digestive system tonic/stimulant
  • Sedative
  • Stomachic - stimulates the stomach

Emotional and Energetic Qualities

Unblocks and circulates stagnant energy
Soothes the perfectionist who can't tolerate mistakes
Calms those reluctant to ask others for help
Combats pessimism

References:

1. Battaglia S. The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy. 2nd edition, The International Centre of Holistic Aromatherapy, Australia, 2003

2. Davis P. Aromatherapy an A-Z. New revised edition C.W. Daniel Company Limited, England, 1999

3. Price S. Aromatherapy for Health Professionals 2011

4. Schnaubelt K. Advanced Aromatherapy,The Science of Essential Oil Therapy, Healing Arts Press, USA, 1998

Safety

 Best to buy citrus oils that are from organically grown fruit as citrus trees can be heavily sprayed.

 

Batch

Model Chemistry

 
GAS CHROMATOGRAPHY ANALYSIS ( % )

Monoterpenes

α-pinene 0.56
β-myrcene 1.82
β-phellandrene 0.24
δ-3-carene 0.09
d-limonene 95.00
sabinene 0.21
terpinolene 0.01

Monoterpenols

linalol 0.43

Aldehydes

decanal 0.24
octanal 0.19
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