Blood Orange Essential Oil - Italy
Botanical binomial: Citrus sinensis L.
Other names: C. Aurantium L. var. sinensis L./var dulcis L.
Country of Origin: Italy
Part of plant used in production: Fruit rind
Methods of production: Cold Pressed
Description: Blood orange has a reddish-orange colour with a fresh citrus scent that is slightly tangy. It is a middle note of medium aroma
Constituents: Limonene, Myrcene, alpha-Pinene, Sabinene, Octanal, Decanal
Uses: In perfumery, it is commonly blended with other citrus oils to create uplifting scents.
As a detoxifier, it boosts immunity, treats constipation and dyspepsia and aids in the maintenance of healthy, smooth and beautiful skin. Along with soothing acne and dermatitis.
Also used for: rejuvenating the skin, eczema, dermatitis, after-sun wrinkles, oily skin, fatigue, menopause, oedema, palpitation, premenstrual tension, stress, colds, flu, bronchitis, spasms.
Safety: Cold pressed Blood Orange is not considered to be phototoxic. For external use only. Should be diluted prior to skin application. Avoid contact with eyes and mouth. May cause skin irritation for some individuals, a skin patch test is recommended prior to use. Consult your healthcare professional before using essential oils during pregnancy.