Sweet Orange Essential Oil is most often referred to simply as Orange Oil.

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. (Lemon is even better for diffusing in smoky rooms).

 

Orange Essential Oil has become a popular ingredient within a wide assortment of natural (and some not-so-natural) household cleaning products. I often add a few drops when I clean the floor, but I always recommend being careful when trying essential oils on surfaces for the first time, and only use a few drops.

 

Some people can't tolerate citrus essential oils (or are even allergic), so be prudent when diffusing Orange Essential Oil around others, but overall, Sweet 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.

 

You will sometimes find a steam distilled variety on the market, but it is fairly uncommon. 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.

 

Botanical Name

Citrus sinensis

 

Common Method of Extraction

Cold Pressed/Expressed

 

Plant Part Typically Used

Citrus Rind (Peel)

 

Color

Pale Yellow to Orange

 

Consistency

Thin

 

Perfumery Note

Top

 

Strength of Initial Aroma

Medium - Strong

 

Aromatic Description

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

Sweet Orange Essential Oil Uses

  • Colds
  • Constipation
  • Dull Skin
  • Flatulence
  • Flatulence
  • Flu
  • Gums
  • Mouth
  • Slow Digestion
  • Stress

Ancient Wisdom 10ml Organic Orange Essential Oil Aromat

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