Sweet orange (Citrus Sinensis) originates in Asia, it was first discovered in the foothills of the southeastern Himalayas, and evidence points to the existence of citrus fruits 8 million years ago.
The Sanskrit word “nāraṅga” comes from Tamil and translates literally “5 + 6”, as the orange usually contains exactly 11 pieces. The essential oil of sweet orange is extracted from the peel of the fruit and is known for its invigorating fresh aroma, a favorite of all ages.
Type of aroma: Citrus
Aroma note: Top
Extraction: The fruit’s zest
Some of the benefits of sweet orange essential oil:
- It has an antimicrobial effect, added to detergent or diffuser
- It lifts the mood, energizes
- Strong antioxidant for the skin, used in cosmetics
INCI: Citrus sinensis oil*;
Our suggestion for a homemade sweet orange essential oil blend is:
“Spicy Orange” blend
4 drops sweet orange + 3 drops cinnamon + 2 drops clove bud
- Do not use undiluted.
- Keep it in cool dry places.
- Do not use in case of allergy.
- Avoid eye contact.
- Keep away from children.