DAILY ESSENTIALS: Sweet Orange Oil



Latin name: Citrus sinensis
Country of origin: Portugal
Part of the plant: Rinds
Extraction method: Cold pressed
Main biochemical components*: Limonene, delta-3-carene, linalol
Properties: Antiseptic digestive, sedative, stimulant (digestive and lymphatic) tonic, antidepressant.

Why Use

Physical uses: Poor circulation, poor digestion, water retention, constipation, infections (bacterial, fungal), lymphatic support.

Skin care uses: Dull skin, oily skin, puffy skin, dry skin, wrinkles, rough skin, poor circulation, minor skin infections (bacterial, fungal), skin tonic.

Psychological uses: Nervous tension, mild depression, worry, mental fatigue.

Subtle uses: Brings in positive energy. Promotes joy.

Notes: Use Orange, Sweet in a 1-5% dilution. Do not use directly on the skin when you are going to be in the sun.

*Chemical components: Chemical component percentages may vary. Essential 3 offers a Certificate of Analysis for review.

Which One to Choose Orange Wild or Orange Sweet?
Similarities: Both orange essential oils have a refreshing, sweet citrus aroma. They can be used interchangeably for lymphatic support, uplifting moods, and refreshing the air.

Differences: Orange Wild is popular for its rich, sweet-tart aroma. Orange Sweet enjoys a slightly sweeter and tangier smell.