Essential Oil Profile (139 Kb)

Citrus paradisi – Paradise

Therapeutic actions

Antiseptic, diuretic, astringent, stimulant, lymphatic stimulant, general tonic.

  • Enhances: Balance, viatality, inspiration.
  • Reduces: Depression, exhaustion, colds and flu, withdrawal symptoms.
  • Digestive system: Poor appetite.
  • Musculoskeletal system: Muscle fatigue, stifness.
  • Nervous system: Depression, headaches, nervous exhaustion, lethargy.
  • Lymphatic system: Cellulite, obesity, fluid retention.
  • Skin: Acne, congested/oily skin, tissue tonic, promotes hair growth.
  • Immune system: Chills, colds and flu, ingestion.
Methods for use
  • Massage: Use up to 25 drops in 50mL of massage oil base. Complementary oils may be added up to a total of 25 drops.
  • Aromatic Bath: Add 5-10 drops in water, agitate to disperse.
  • Vaporiser: Use 8-10 drops in vaporiser dish.
Parts used

Fruit peel.

Method of extraction

Cold expression.

Safety precautions
  • Non-toxic and non-irritant and non-sensitising (very slightly photo-sensitising).