Orange essential oil, certified organic

NZ $10.25


Certified Organic Essential Oils, Essential Oils: J - O


Orange essential oil, certified organic


Citrus sinensis


Certified organic, BioGro


Yellow to orange


Sweet, citrus smell much like the peel from which it is derived, but much more intense.

Plant part used


Extraction method

Cold pressed






Oil and alcohol

Usage rate

Skincare : 0.1 - 1%
Soapmaking: 1 - 3 %



Blends well with

Lavender, clary sage, myrrh, sandalwood, spice oils



Palm oil


Animal tested



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.

History: It is believed sweet orange was brought to Europe by the Arabs in the 1st century along with bitter orange.

Strength of aroma: medium

Common uses

Aromatherapy: Orange essential oil is commonly used in aromatherapy to create a pleasant and uplifting atmosphere. The scent of orange oil is known to be invigorating and can help improve mood, reduce stress, and promote relaxation.

Air freshener: Due to its refreshing and fruity scent, orange essential oil can be used as a natural air freshener. It can be added to diffusers, sprays, or potpourri blends to eliminate odours and create a pleasant ambiance in your home or workspace.

Cleaning agent: Orange essential oil is said to be useful for cleaning surfaces around the house. It can be added to homemade cleaning solutions to help disinfect and remove dirt and grime.

Crafts and DIY projects: Orange essential oil can be used in various crafts and DIY projects to infuse scents into candles, soaps, bath bombs, and other handmade items.

Insect repellent: The scent of orange essential oil is often disliked by insects. While it may not be as effective as specialised insect repellents, it can still be used as a natural option to deter insects from your surroundings.

Scented linens: Adding a few drops of orange essential oil to a sachet or fabric spray can infuse your linens, such as bed sheets and curtains, with a pleasant aroma.

Mood enhancement: The uplifting and cheerful scent of orange oil can be used to improve the overall atmosphere of a room, promoting a positive and energetic vibe.

Mindfulness and relaxation: In practices such as meditation or yoga, the aroma of orange essential oil can help enhance focus, mindfulness, and relaxation by creating a soothing environment.

Safety data: Very potent and not to be used on sensitive skin. Avoid use during pregnancy.

Packaging - See our blog on our commitment to sustainable packaging.
Our essential oils come in amber glass bottles with dripulator caps:
5ml and 20ml with an 18 neck dripulator cap, either white or black, depending on stock availability.
30ml, 50ml, 100ml, 250ml, with a 28 neck white dripulator cap (except for oils that are too thick for a dripulator, which have a black open pour cap).
500g and 1kg options come in an aluminium bottle; 5L comes in a plastic jerrycan.
If you need precise drops for your products we suggest you buy our 5ml or 20ml dropper bottles and transfer the oils or buy our disposable or glass pipettes

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.


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