Botanical Name: Citrus Sinensis
Plant Part: Fruit Peel
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Plant Description: Sweet Orange is derived from an evergreen tree. It is smaller than the bitter orange tree, and less hardy with fewer or no spines. The fruit itself has a sweet pulp with no bitter membrane.
Color: Yellowish orange to dark orange liquid.
Aromatic Fragrance: Smells very much like an orange, sweet, clumsy and citrusy.
Aromatic Strength: Medium
Common Applications: Inhalations, Baths
Typically Used By: Perfumist, Natural Cosmetics.
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: Lavender, Bergamot, Lemon, Clary Sage, Myrrh, Sandalwood, Nutmeg, Cinnamon Bark and Clove Bud.
Cautions: Some aromatherapists have reported that a small percentage of few people have experienced dermatitis from the limonene content of sweet orange. Orange Essential Oil is considered photo-toxic and exposure to sunlight should be avoided. Do not use if pregnant.