The Sweet Orange is a tree that originated in China and is now widely cultivated around the Mediterranean and on the American continent. It has a rounded, elegant habit, evergreen foliage and small, white flowers with a delicate fragrance.
Most frequent uses
Respiratory tract :
Gentle olfaction +++
Cutaneous use: +++
Face ++ +++ Body
Body ++ +++ Hair
Sweet Orange oil contains mainly monoterpenes, with an overwhelming majority of limonene. Its biochemical profile, as well as that of all Rutaceae (citrus) essences, is almost identical to that of Yellow Lemon essence, with a few nuances, but... these nuances imply very different actions and aromas!
When diffused into the air, it helps to purify the air and offers its sweet and cheerful fragrance.
Relaxing, promotes relaxation and contributes to a restful sleep.
Helps to reduce stress under pressure.
Calming, aids digestion.
Adds a citrus, fruity, sweet note to cosmetic treatments.
Invigorating, supports slimming treatments.
It is one of the favourite essences of children, which conveys feelings specific to their universe: lightness, cheerfulness, carefreeness... Its joy is communicative and soothing: it is therefore also suitable for adults who are tired of worrying at all times.
The information provided in this Guide to Essential Oils is for information purposes only: it is a summary of the properties described in recognised aromatherapy books and/or in accordance with ancestral and popular traditions. The properties presented are taken from the works cited in the bibliography below. This is in no way a medical information or a list of indications.
Precautions for use
Food supplement. Not a substitute for a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. Do not exceed the recommended dose (2 drops 3 times a day, maximum 200 mg).
Not recommended during the first trimester of pregnancy.
Consult a health care practitioner for advice.
Given the risk of photosensitisation, also ensure low doses in mixtures. Avoid exposing treated skin to daylight for 8 hours after application.
Risk of allergy (limonene, linalool, citral): take care not to overdose in mixtures. An elbow test is recommended prior to any skin application (at least 48 hours before use).
Keep out of reach of young children.
Avoid contact with the eyes.
Keep away from sources of heat and light.
- EMOTIONAL IMPACT
Better live the moment, Promote openness to others, To free oneself from a paralyzing mind, To free oneself from negative feelings that generate anxiety
- OLFACTORY NOTES
- Slow cosmétique label
Calm & soothing, Quiet sleep, Stress, relax