Orange Essential Oil
Orange, Sweet (Citrus sinensis)
Sweet Orange oil has a mildly sedative and antidepressant effect. It is recommended in the treatment of anxiety, nervousness and insomnia and may be used with similarly relaxing oils. Children love the sweet fresh scent of Sweet Orange. It can be used to help them sleep and to alleviate tummy upset. Sweet Orange oil helps to settle the digestive system, it prevents and eases spasms and relieve cramps. It is excellent for treating constipation, flatulence and irritable bower. Recommended for constipation and diarrhoea. Also known as a hepatic and cholagogue and may be used to improve the flow of bile and improve the metabolism of fats. Useful in blends for the treatment of cellulite. As for skin treatment, it is beneficial for soothing dry, irritated or acne-prone skin. It is considered to have regenerative properties and can be used for treating aging skin and rough or calloused skin.
Non-toxic, non-irritating and non-sensitizing.
The oil is not considered to be phototoxic. However, bitter orange oil has a distinct phototoxic effect