Sweet Orange Essential oil has a fresh, sweet, citrus smell and is extracted from the fruit of the Orange plant (Citrus sinensis) by cold-press method. It promotes the production of collagen as well as increase the blood flow to the skin. It is helpful at soothing dry, irritated skin as well as acne-prone skin. It is excellent for rubbing on calluses on the feet. It is also uplifting and soothes the mind to relieve stress. It is refreshing and relaxing and commonly used for the treatment of anxiety. It provides relief from both internal and external inflammation caused by infections. It is helpful in treating swollen tissue by stimulating blood circulation. It inhibits microbial growth and can help ease a sore throat if used in a gargle. It also helps to heal mouth ulcers when diluted in water and used as a mouth wash. When used as a massage oil in the abdominal area is known to promote digestion, ease constipation and increase the absorption of vitamin C. D-limonene, a super-nutrient that occurs in Orange Essential Oil has been studied extensively for its ability to prevent cellular mutations and combat cancer tumor growth. Sweet Orange essential oil also encourages detoxification by acting as a diuretic. It also stimulates the lymphatic system, the bladder and kidneys. Increased urination assists in the elimination of toxins like uric acid, bile and excess salts and helps relieve fluid retention. Detox and cleansing properties help breakdown and eliminate cellulite.
Orange Essential Oil shows photo-toxicity, do not apply before going out in the sun. If ingested in excess quantity, it can result in vomiting and nausea. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use essential oils only under the guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner.