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Orange, Sweet EO

Family: rutaceae

Extraction: Cold Pressed/Expressed

Plant Source: Brazil, USA, France and Spain

Colour: Orange

Consistency: Thin

Perfumery Note: Top

Aromatherapy class: sedative, stress relief

Strength of Initial Aroma: Medium - Strong

Aromatic Description: Citrusy, sweet, refreshing, reminiscent of orange peels, but more concentrated.

Benefits: Antibacterial, antidepressant, antifungal, antiseptic, antispasmodic, detoxifying, tonic (for nervous system), refreshing, warming, uplifting, soothing, sedative, comforting, anti-inflammatory, fungicidal, sedative for the nervous system, digestive stimulant.

Properties: A wonderful diffuser oil that makes any room smell uplifting and clean. A calming oil that is great for aiding restlessness and sleeplessness. Used for dull and oily complexions. Also, chills, colds, flu, nervous tensions and stress.

Blend Classification: Personifier/Enhancer

Blends well with: basil, bergamot, black pepper, chamomile, cinnamon, clove, clary sage, cypress, eucalyptus, frankincense, geranium, jasmine, juniper berry, lavender, all citrus oils, marjoram, myrrh, neroli, patchouli, pine, rose, rosemary, sandalwood, tea tree, vetiver, ylang-ylang

Skin Type: dry, mature

Traditional use: skin remedies, cleansing, room freshener

Common Uses: Colds, bronchitis, chills, coughs, acne, tones all skin types, insomnia, dull skin, flu, gums, mouth ulcers, stress, cellulite and nausea, calm nerves, calming on an emotional level

How To Use: Bath, compress, diffuse, inhalation, mouthwash, steam, lotions, room fragrance

Safety Information: Possible dermatitis from the limonene content of Sweet Orange. Phototoxic, do not expose to sunlight for 24 hours. Can cause dermatitis in some people.

Cautions:  Avoid in allergic and inflammatory skin conditions. Avoid during pregnancy. Please use this oil in moderation. Do not take any oils internally. Do not apply undiluted oils, absolutes or other concentrated essences onto the skin.

If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, cancer or any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a certified Aroma therapist. Keep out of the reach of children.

Important Note:  The information provided herein, is for educational purposes only. This data is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.

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