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Escentia – Orange Essential Oil (Sweet) 11ml

R27.52

Citrus vulgaris / aurantium / sinensis. Family Rutaceae – Native to China, but cultivated world-wide.

Description

Sweet Orange Essential Oil

  • Botanical (and family):

    Citrus vulgaris / aurantium / sinensis. Family Rutaceae.

  • Distribution:
    Native to China, but cultivated world-wide.
  • Description of plant:
    An evergreen tree with shiny green leaves and fragrant white flowers.
  • Extraction:
    Cold expression of the fresh ripe or almost ripe outer peel.
  • Charactersitics:

    A pale orange-yellow to dark orange, mobile liquid, which has a sweet, light and fresh, fruity aldehydic odour.
    TOP NOTE

  • Odour effects:
    Uplifting.
  • Cautions:
    Uplifting.
  • Main chemical constituents:
    Decanal, citronellal, octanol – 2%
    Carvone, alpha-ionone – 2%
    Bergaptene, auraptene – 1%
    Limonene, myrcene, sabinene, alpha-pinene – 85%
    Linalool, alpha terpineol, geraniol – 5%
  • Properties and indications:

    MIND:
    Dispels tension and lifts gloomy thoughts.
    BODY:
    Has a calming effect on the stomach. Stimulates bile, so may assist in digestion of fats. May encourage appetite. Brings down high body temperature. Could help to reduce cholesterol levels.
    SKIN:
    Sweating action speeds out toxins in congested skin. A good skin tonic.

  • Other uses:
    A major flavour component in numerous types of softdrinks. Used as a starter material for natural limonene.
    Used in eau-de-colognes.
  • Blends well with:

  • Angelica, Cinnamon, Coriander, Clove, Cypress, Frankincense, Geranium, Jasmine, Juniperberry, Neroli, Lavender, Nutmeg, Petitgrain, Rose, Rosewood.
  • RSA – Produced in South Africa
  • Unless a stated blend, our oils are in a completely natural, unadulterated state.
  • Where possible, we purchase direct from source.
  • We access 32% of our range from Southern African Farmers.

 

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