Mandarin Red essential oil has a citrus, woody aroma that is faintly floral. Light, refreshing and revitalizing Mandarin is one of the safest essential oils and often recommend for all of the family, especially children and pregnant women. It is particularly useful in skincare when added to massage oil to prevent stretch marks and to clarify oily skin. It is also said to ease depression and emotional stress and revive and restore mental energy.
- Latin Name
- Citrus Reticulata
- Essential oil by cold expression from the outer peel.
- Liminene, methyl methylranilate, geranoil, citral, citronellal among others.
This evergreen tree can grow up to 6 metres in height has glossy green leaves with sweet-scented flowers.
Traditionally used in Chinese medicine to treat abdominal distention, enhance digestion and to reduce phlegm. In France it is regarded as a safe children’s remedy for indigestion and hiccoughs, was also know to strengthen the digestive function and liver in the elderly.