10 ml / 0.3 fl oz
The sweet, mild, citrus aroma of our pure, therapeutic-grade Tangerine Essential Oil refreshes the senses and eases the mind. Tangerine Oil (Citrus tangerina) aromatherapy benefits help to circulate and release stagnant energy. This natural, cold-pressed Oil helps comfort and sooth emotional stress, as well as help reduce anxiety, tension and anger. The Oil also also has skin care healing qualities such as helping to reduce the appearance of stretch marks and cellulite. Tangerine Oil has the following therapeutic properties: Antimicrobial, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, cooling.
More than 3,000 years ago, the peel of the tangerine made its way into medicine. It was used to treat digestive disorders, indigestion, and upset stomach. The Chinese believed that tangerine peel controlled and stabilized the flow of Qi, (life force) in the body. The tangerine tree originated in China and is closely related to the mandarin orange. Through China, the tangerine made its way into Europe and then to the rest of the world.
Common Name: Tangerine Latin name: Citrus tangerina Botanical Family: Rutaceae Country of Origin: USA Extraction Method: Cold Pressed Plant Part Used: Fresh Juice of the Fruit Note: Top Chemical Components: Monoterpenes, Monoterpenols, Aldehydes
Always dilute in carrier oil prior to using. Tangerine Oil blends well with most oils. It can be used in treating damaged skin, as it has been studied in promoting cell division. Diffusing Tangerine Oil assists with boosting metabolism by stimulating digestive juices. Mix with carrier oil and rub on the abdomen to help with spasms and stomach cramps.
Shelf Life: When stored in a dark cool environment, Tangerine Oil will have a shelf life of approximately two years upon opening.
Safety Information: Topical and aromatic use only. Tangerine is not considered to be phototoxic, but it should be used in low dilution 1 percent = 5-6 drops per 1 oz. carrier oil. Older oxidized oil can increase the potential for skin irritation. Always test for skin sensitivity prior to use. Do not ingest orally and keep out of eyes, ears and nose. Excessive use of any oil can lead to sensitization.