Orange Sweet essential oil has a wonderful youthful fresh, sweet aroma with a slightly woody undertones. It is a soothing and refreshing oil known to soothe the emotions and digestive system.
- Latin Name
- Citrus Sinensis
- Essential oil by cold expression of fresh ripe or almost ripe outer peel.
- Over 90 per cent monoterpenes, mainly limonene, bergapten, auraptenol and acids.
This small evergreen tree is smaller and less hardier than the bitter variety, has broad heart shaped green leaves and the fruit has a sweet pulp.
A very nutritious fruit containing vitamins A, B and C. In Chinese medicine the dried sweet orange peel is used to treat coughs, colds and anorexia among other things. They also believe that the fruit of all the many different species/varieties of citrus are considered to have a cooling effect. If eaten in excess they increase ‘phlegm’ which can only be detremental to your health, the sweet varieties increase bronchial secretion and the sour promote expectoration.