Sweet orange essential oil
Orange essential oil
Botanical name: Citrus Aurantium (bitter orange)
Cultivation: Conventional (100% pure, 100% natural)
Country of origin: Brazil
Main properties: soothing, tonic, carminative, digestive, immunostimulant, antidepressant, febrifuge.
Anxiety: 1 ml of Orange essential oil + 3 ml of Lavender essential oil + 1 ml of Roman or German chamomile. To dilute in 80 ml of apricot kernel or jojoba vegetable oil. Massage the solar plexus using a few drops of this blend, in the evening at bedtime.
Colitis: Orange essential oil + Summer savory + Lavender essential oil + Cinnamon + Basil. 10 ml of each. Take 1 drop of this blend on a spoon of honey (or small piece of bread) 3 times a day (after meals).
Depression: Orange essential oil + Cinnamon + Ravensara. 1 drop of each on a small piece of bread, 4 times a day. See Rosewood for another recipe.
Depression: 1 ml of Orange essential oil + 2 ml of Rosewood. Apply 3 drops of this blend on the solar plexus 4 times a day. See Ravensara for another recipe.
Boil: Orange essential oil + Geranium essential oil + Niaouli essential oil + Lavender essential oil. 10 ml of each. Apply 1 to 2 drops on the concerned areas 3 to 4 times a day.
Insomnia: Orange essential oil + Sweet marjoram + Lemon balm + Vervain + Chamomile. Mix 5 ml of each in a bottle. Take 1 drop of this blend in the evening (at 6 and 9 PM) for 1 week.
Dandruff: 6 ml of Orange essential oil + 2 ml of Palmarosa + 4 ml of Cedar. To mix with 200 ml of a neutral shampoo. Massage the scalp every day with this blend.
Spasmophilia: Orange essential oil + Lavender essential oil + Ravensara essential oil + Tarragon. Mix 5 ml of each in a bottle. Take 1 drop of this blend 3 times a day for 3 weeks.
Stress: Orange essential oil + Seville orange. 6 drops of each to dilute in a solvent before pouring into the bath water.
Contraindications: Not to be used by pregnant or breast-feeding women. Do not get exposed to UV after rubbing or massaging this oil as it causes the skin to become photosensitive.
Warnings: Use with caution. All the essential oil information available on our website (dosage, association, indications) has been gathered from a number of aromatherapy reference books written by medical researchers. This information should not however be taken as a substitute to a professional medical advice and, for that matter, does not engage our responsibility: CENTIFLOR is not liable for any accidents, injuries or prejudices whatsoever caused to anyone practicing auto-medication on the basis of the information available on this website.