The Medicine Garden
Sweet Orange Essential Oil
Citrus, sweet, with floral backnote.
Pure, natural oil.
Botanical Name: Citrus sinensis
Method of Extraction: cold pressed
Parts Used: peel
Country of Origin: USA
Cultivation Method: Certified Organic
A potent formula of orange’s active ingredients has healing qualities. Limonene, an active ingredient in orange oil, is a powerful antioxidant that fights free radical damage an inflammation that can lead to various diseases.
According to research, the benefits of orange oil include:
- · Fighting cancerous tumors
- · Increasing circulation
- · Killing bacteria and pathogens
- · Decreasing wrinkles
- · Improving complexion
- · Easing anxiety
- · Decreasing hypertension
- · Household Cleaning
As an all-natural method for improving immune function and fighting various ailments, orange oil has been a popular remedy in folk medicine throughout the world for thousands of years.
Known to fight poor digestion, fatigue, depression, oral and skin infections, colds and flue, and low lobido.
D-limonene, which comprises over 90 percent of orange peel oil, is a monoterpene that has strong chemo-preventive activity since it’s been shown to reduce tumor growth in many animal studies. Research suggests that monoterpenes block mammary, skin, liver, lung, pancreas and stomach cancers. The ability to fight carcinogenesis is likely due to the induction of Phase II carcinogen-metabolizing enzymes, resulting in carcinogen detoxification. Monoterpenes also help induce apoptosis and growth-regulating proteins.
Blends Well With: Bay Laurel, Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cinnamon, Clary Sage, Clove Bud, Coriander Seed, Eucalyptus-Lemon (Citriodora), Frankincense, Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Lemon, May Chang (Litsea cubeba), Sweet Marjoram, Myrrh, Neroli (Orange Blossom), Nutmeg, Patchouli, Petitgrain, Rose, Sandalwood, Vetivert, and Ylang Ylang.
Contraindications: Generally non-toxic, non-irritant, and non-sensitizing. Do not use undiluted before sun exposure
Directions for Use: apply topically or diffuse.
Formulated by Master Herbalist.
Ingredients: pure sweet orange essential oil.