Three different essential oils are obtained from the Orange tree. Neroli from the Orange Blossom, Petitgrain from the leaves and Orange from the peel. These oils are abundant in the Mediterranean. Orange soothes nerves and lifts the spirit. The Orange tree is native to China and India and was brought to Europe in the 17th Century. Sweet Orange contains Vitamins A, B and C. Revitalising and generally detoxifying. Burn Orange with Chamomile and Ylang Ylang after work or school to calm and relax the mind.
Benefits on Skin:
Antiseptic, Anti-Inflammatory, Boosts Collagen, Dermatitis, Dull Complexions, Dry Skin, Oily Skin, Tissue Repair, Wrinkles.
Benefits on Body:
Bronchitis, Colds and Flu, Constipation, Chills, Digestion, Diarrhoea, Dyspepsia, Fluid Retention, Hangovers, High Blood Pressure, Nervous Tension, Palpitations, Reduced Appetite, Sore Muscles, Water Retention.
Anti-depressant, Nervousness, Reviving, Energising, Lethargy, Lifts the Spirit, Stimulating, Stress, Insomnia, Postnatal Depression.
Blends well with:
Eucalyptus, Geranium, Lavender, Patchouli, Rosemary, Tea Tree, Frankincense, Ylang Ylang, Marjoram, Lemon, Lime, Grapefruit, Clary Sage.
Sun Cloud By Kay
You will find Orange in my Exfoliate. Try adding 10 drops of oil to my Rosemary and Geranium Wash and Lotion for that extra lift.
Avoid in sunlight.