Sweet Orange | Organically Grown
$8.00 – $14.00
Sweet Orange essential oil (Citrus sinensis) has a bright, full bodied aroma with all the sweet flavor of oranges. Our organically grown Sweet Orange essential oil is from the U.S.A. and grown without chemicals or pesticides used on the plants. The oil is harvested from the orange peel and is cold pressed. This oil has a thin consistency and is a bright orange color. It is part of our Citrus category and is generally considered a safe oil for children.
Latin name: Citrus sinensis
Type: Organically grown
Method: Expressed (cold pressed)
Primary Compounds: Limonene, Myrcene, a-Pinene, Linalool
Sweet Orange essential oil is believed to be antifungal, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, digestive aid and anti-anxiety.
Unlike many citrus oils, expressed Sweet Orange essential oil is not phototoxic and is generally considered safe for children as young as 3 months (at proper dilutions). Primary uses for our Sweet Orange essential oil include skin care, digestive support and to boost energy levels and mood.
Mind: helps uplift and calm mood; helps reduce anxiety and nervousness
Heal: may support menstrual cycle and ease menstrual cramps
Wellness: may kill and inhibit growth of bacteria and fungi; may help support and strengthen immune system; helps aid digestive function and ease indigestion
Beauty: helps balance, brighten and tone all skin types; helps combat oily and acne prone skin
Clean: useful household cleaner and air freshener
These statements are not evaluated by the FDA. Verdant EOs and products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Aromatically: diffusion or direct inhalation
Topically: dilute 3% with carrier oil or use neat (undiluted) for small, short term use - test diluted oil on a small area of skin before applying neat.
Sweet Orange oil is non-phototoxic
Blends well with: Bergamot, Cinnamon, Clove Bud, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Lavender, Lemon, Neroli, Rosemary, Patchouli, Tea Tree, Ylang Ylang
Shelf life: 1 year when properly stored
Storage: Minimize exposure to light, air and heat to get the full benefit and life out of your oil. Store your oil tightly sealed and in cardboard tube between 59 and 71° F.
Citrus oils are cold pressed and contain higher content of terpenes. Because of this, citrus oils are more sensitive to air, light and heat and oxidize quicker than steam distilled oils. Oxidized oils can be identified by a change in aroma and will cause skin irritation.
- If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication or have a medical condition, consult your physician before using essential oils.
- Generally considered safe for pregnancy and children
- Always test diluted oil on a small area of skin before topical use.
- Always dilute to 1% or less (1 drop per 1 tsp/5ml carrier oil) any oil applied topically for children under the age of 5.