Sweet Orange Essential Oil
Aromatherapy properties: tangy, sweet, lively aroma
Sweet Orange essential oil is obtained from the peels of orange by cold compression. The sweet orange is the fruit of the citrus species Citrus siinensis in the family Rutaceae. The fruit of the Citrus sinensis is called sweet orange to distinguish it from that of the Citrus aurantium, the bitter orange.
Physical Therapeutic Properties:
- Sweet orange essential oil helps rid the body of excess gas, and excess toxins. It promotes urination, which eliminates toxins like uric acid, bile, excess salts, pollutants and excess water within the urine. Urination increases appetite and promotes digestion. It contributes towards losing fats, which makes it good for the heart as well.
- Research suggests that aromatherapy using orange essential oil may aid in improving cognitive function, especially for those with Alzheimer’s disease.
- Orange essential oil is effective against larvae and pupae of housefly thus assisting in the elimination of houseflies.
- It serves as a detoxifier, boosts immunity, treats constipation and dyspepsia and is very good for maintaining healthy, smooth and beautiful skin. It also helps to cure acne and dermatitis.