What is organic sweet orange essential oil?
Orange sweet orange essential oil is pressed from the fruit of the orange tree. Our orange essential oil has a typical orange scent and is yellow to orange in colour.
Our organic orange essential oil is certified organic by the Soil Association. We are inspected annually to make sure we comply with their strict regulations.
Origin and history
The sweet orange tree is native to China but is now grown in the Mediterranean and warmer parts of north and south America.
Orange essential oils were used in traditional Chinese medicines to treat colds, coughs, flu, and infections. In the 15th century, oranges were brought to western Africa, Europe and America.
Orange essential oils were used for thousands of years for many different uses. It is used in room sprays, skin toners, medicine, aromatherapy and personal care product.
Organic sweet orange essential oil has a sweet and citrusy aroma. It is used as a top note in blends like most other citrus oils.
Orange oil blends well with other essential oils like neroli, lavender, lemon, black pepper, cinnamon and bergamot.
Here are a few of our blends with organic orange essential oil:
Sweet floral blend:
5 drops Patchouli oil
3 drops Organic orange oil
3 drops Clary sage oil
Floral and herbal blend:
4 drops Organic orange oil
4 drops Tea tree oil
4 drops Lavender oil
Floral and citrus blend:
5 drops Organic orange oil
3 drops May chang oil
8 drops Pink grapefruit oil
4 drops Ylang ylang oil
1 drop Geranium oil
How to store organic sweet orange essential oil
Sweet orange essential oil should be kept sealed and out of direct sunlight. This stops it from degrading over time and help prolong the quality. Ensure to keep all essential oils out of the reach of children.
Avoid contact with the skin directly and do not ingest the oil as it is not food grade. Make sure to dilute the organic orange essential oil in a carrier oil before it is applied to the skin.
We recommend doing a patch test with the diluted oil to check for sensitive areas. Sweet orange essential oil is for external use only and should be kept our of reach of children.
For safety information and safe dilution rates, use our technical documents found here.
What is the INCI name for organic orange essential oil?
The INCI name for our organic orange essential oil is Citrus Sinensis Peel Oil.
Where does sweet orange oil originate from?
Our sweet orange oil originates from Brazil.
What is organic orange oil good for?
Orange oil is popular in aromatherapy as it is said to help reduce anxiety and stress. It can be used in diffusers or room sprays to provide a fresh aroma.
It is used for its distinct scent in cosmetic products like soaps, lotions, creams and room sprays.