Orange oil is extracted from the Citrus Sinensis plant from the Rutaceae family. This essential oil is used in aromatherapy to create a feeling of warmth and happiness while at the same time calming nervous and digestive systems. Influences well in colds and flu and eliminates toxins from the body, stimulates the lymphatic system and promotes the formation of collagen in the skin.
Orange oil has a sweet, crisp and sharp aroma. It is yellow or orange in color and in watery viscosity. Its shelf life is about 6 months.
Orange oil is extracted from the orange peel by cold pressing, yielding about 0.3-0.5%.
The therapeutic properties of the orange oil are: antiseptic, antidepressant, spasmolytic, anti-inflammatory, gas-stimulating, diuretic, bile, soothing and toning.
The main chemical components of the orange oil are: Pinnus, Sabin, Mircen, Lemon, Linalol, Citronellal, neral and geranial.
Oil is not toxic, irritating or sensitizing, but caution should be exercised as it may have a phototoxic effect. It is therefore not advisable to use it when you have to stay for a long time in the sun.
This oil brings happiness and warmth to the mind and has a great relaxing effect, helping children sleep on a relaxed night. The mineral oil works effectively on the immune system and helps in colds, flu and to remove toxins from the body.
Orange oil is a good diuretic and is most useful for balancing water retention in the body and preventing obesity. Its action as a stimulant of the lymphatic system improves detoxification, supports the immune system and leads to the general well-being of the body.
In the digestive system, oil helps with constipation, dyspepsia and acts as a general tonic. It is also useful in cases of nervous tension and stress.
- Use of inhalers: In the money therapies, orange oil can help with cold, flu, nervous tension and stress. It creates a sense of happiness and warmth and helps children easier to sleep in the evening.
- Application in massage oils and in the bath: When applied to a massage or in a bath, orange oil helps in colds, flu, eliminates toxins, stimulates the immune and lymphatic systems and helps relieve nervous tension and stress.
- Application in creams and lotions: Moisturized in creams and lotions, the oil assists the lymphatic system and helps detoxify the contaminated skin. It works well in dermatitis, acne and soothes the dry and irritated skin. Its general toning action on the skin comes from the fact that it promotes the formation of collagen, which is necessary for healthy and young skin appearance.