Tangerine Essential Oil

Citrus Reticulata Brazil

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Tangerine essential oil has fresh, sweet orange aroma with bittersweet green hints. Tangerine is encouraging and uplifting and ideal for people with mental overload and depression. It can also be used to soothe the digestive system and to clarify normal, oily or mature skin.

Latin Name
Citrus Reticulata
Family
Rutaceae
Note
Top to Middle
Extraction
Essential oil is extracted from the peel by cold expression
Constituents
Thujone, pinene, camphene, sabinene, myrcene, limonene, terpinolene, linalool, citronellal, terpineol among others.
Origin
Brazil

Good quality tangerines will be firm to slightly soft, heavy for their size and pebbly-skinned. They are deep orange in colour, and do not have pips.

History

The name comes from the fruit, which was a traditional gift to the Mandarins of China. In France it is regarded as a safe children’s remedy for indigestion, hic coughs etc, and also for the elderly since it helps strengthen the digestive function and liver. Tangerines are also a good source of vitamin C.