Orange Essential Oil, Wild

Product NamePriceQty
Orange, Wild 1oz
$6.35
Orange, Wild 4oz
$24.37
Orange, Wild 8oz
$46.71
Orange, Wild 16oz
$89.35

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100% pure Sweet Orange Essential Oils organically and naturally cultivated and cold pressed directly from the outer peels.The wildgrown is from the Dominican Republic and the organic is grown in the USA. The wild is a beautiful, unique Sweet Orange with an unexpected richness born of its exotic origins -- the organic is the classic Sweet Orange aroma.

Orange, Wild

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Overview

Botanical Name: Citrus sinensis
Country of Origin: Dominican Republic
Plant Part: Fruit Rinds
Distillation Method: Cold Pressed
Cultivation: Wild

Orange TreeAbout the Oil

A relatively small evergreen tree, this variety of Orange tree is native to China yet now widely cultivated in North America, and the Mediterranean regions of Spain, Italy and France.

Sweet Orange essential oil is the oil produced from the fruit of the orange tree - Other 'orange' essential oils are from the bitter orange tree: Petitgrain oil being produced from the leaves, Neroli oil from the blossoms, and Bergamot being pressed from the peels.

Aromatherapy Notes

Sweet Orange essential oil is brightly fragrant, uplifting the emotions and the mind.

Orange oil is a lovely to blend with, adding a sweet citrus note. It harmonizes particularly well with spice oils such as Clove, floral oils such as Lavender and musk-like aromatics such as that in Frankincense.

Traditional Uses

Orange essential oil has been used for its calming, sedative effects and its anti-inflammatory, antitumoral, and anticoagulant actions.

In Chinese medicine the dried sweet orange peel is used to treat coughs, colds, anorexia and malignant breast sores.

Therapeutic Properties Described In The Aromatherapy Literature

Antibacterial, Antidepressant, Anti-inflammatory, Antiseptic, Carminative, Choleretic, Digestive, Fungicidal, Hypotensive, Sedative (nervous system), Stimulant (digestive and lymphatic), Stomachic, Tonic.

Sweet Orange oil has also been touted as antitumoral; research is pending.

Cardiovascular System:

  • Calms heart palpitations
  • Mild anti-coagulant
  • Improves circulation

Psychological

  • Effective antidepressant
  • Warming, uplifting and soothing
  • Calms and balances the emotions

Dermatological

  • Improves dull complexions
  • Reduces redness and inflammation

Application and Use

Inhalation

  • Place a few drops into a steam inhaler for bronchitis
  • Blending several Orange oils together and diffusing is recommended for relieving tension and anxiety.

Topical

  • In a carrier oil such as jojoba or rosehip, Orange oil can be beneficial for skin health if used in small quantities.

Safety   Generally considered non-toxic, large amounts of Orange oil are not healthy to ingest or apply topically. In addition, it should not be applied to skin that will be exposed to direct sunlight, as it may cause heightened sensitivity.