100% pure therapeutic grade
Botanical name: Citrus sinensis
Plant part: peel
Extraction method: cold pressed
Description: Sweet orange essential oil is derived from an evergreen tree. It is smaller than the bitter orange tree with a sweet pulp and no bitter membrane.
Common uses: Sweet orange essential oil is used as an antiseptic, deodorant, digestive, stimulant, tonic.
Strength of aroma: medium
Blends well with: lavender, clary sage, myrrh, sandalwood, spice oils.
Aromatic scent: Sweet, citrus smell much like the peel from which it is derived, but much more intense.
History: It is believed sweet orange was brought to Europe by the Arabs in the 1st century along with bitter orange.
Cautions: Very potent and not to be used on sensitive skin. Avoid use during pregnancy.
Important note: The information provided is for educational purposes only. It is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.
General safety information: Do not take any oils internally.
Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin.
If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner.
Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses.
It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children.
A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you've never used before.
Everyday, super simple uses for essential oils
Essential oils are used to fragrance soap (2%-3%), balms (0.5%), skin creams and butters (0.5%).