Botanical Name: Citrus reticulata
Plant Part: Fruit Peel
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Plant Description: A member of the orange family, mandarin trees are smaller than orange trees with small leaves and fruits.
Color: Orange-yellow to a dark orange liquid.
Aromatic Fragrance: Mandarin Essential Oil has an intense, sweet, fresh scent characteristic of citrus fruit.
Aromatic Strength: Light
Common Applications: Mandarin Essential Oil is often used as a digestive aid, for use against hiccups, anxiety, and to assist the liver functions of the elderly. Mandarin Essential Oil is also commonly used in soaps, cosmetics, perfumes and men colognes. It also has many applications in the flavoring industry.
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Storage Directions: Essential Oils should be stored in a cool dry place out of direct sunlight. Essential Oils should be stored in colored glass, the most common storage method being used today are Boston Round Bottles in the amber tint.
Blends Well With: Other citrus oils such as Lime, Orange, Lemon, and Grapefruit, as well as spice oils such as Nutmeg, Bay and Clove Bud.
Cautions: There is some evidence that Mandarin Essential Oil is photo-toxic. Direct sunlight should be avoided after use. Avoid use during pregnancy.