May 7, 2020 Orange essential oil and fruit

Orange Essential Oil Foundations

Learn about Essential Oils, discover their properties and benefits while creating a strong foundation and knowledge base. So whether you are looking for natural remedies or wish to incorporate plant based products into your life, understanding the basics is a great place to start. Find what works for you! neōb Lavender is here to help!

Orange Essential Oil

Botanical Name: Citrus sinensis

There are many different species and varieties of plants, which can affect the properties or quality of an essential oil. Check the Botanical name or INCI name, this will help clearly distinguish an essential oil derived from one plant from other plants that share the same common name. 

Plant Part: Peel

Distillation method: Cold pressed

Properties

  • Uplifting and antidepressant
  • Energizing aroma
  • Immune system booster
  • Antiseptic 
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Diuretic
  • Reduces and heals acne prone skin

Uses & Benefits

Aromatically 

Orange essential oil has a beautiful clean, fresh citrus scent and is great as a room or car freshener. Use orange essential oil in a diffuser or on a tissue to uplift and energize your spirits and space.  

Skin

Dilute orange essential oil with carrier oil(s) and apply to desired area to help reduce acne and improve skin appearance.  

Laundry 

Add a few drops of orange essential oil to freshen clothes and make them smell great. (Caution: do not use on silks) 

Where can I find Orange Essential Oil?

Visit our Orange Essential Oil page to add this fantastic oil to your collection! neōb Lavender is committed to the quality and purity of each bottle of oil. 

Cautions

  • Orange essential oil is typically non-toxic but if used in large doses can cause nausea, vomiting and possible loss of appetite. 
  • Mild irritant especially for those with sensitive skin, dilute with carrier oil(s) and spot test recommend prior to use. 
  • Avoid using on skin if going in sunlight due to phototoxicity. 

Further Information

Looking to build your knowledge of Essential Oils, check out our article on Essential Oil Foundations. Learn and grow with neōb Lavender. 

Essential oils are highly concentrated and potent. Prior to use consult a Healthcare Professional especially if pregnant, nursing, taking medication or have a medical condition. Keep out of reach of children and animals. Keep away from sensitive skin areas such as eyes, ears and mucus membranes. 

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