Essential Oil Profile (139 Kb)

Citrus aurantifolia – Uplifting and calming

Therapeutic actions

Antiseptic, stimulates appetite, antiviral, general tonic.

  • Enhances: Clarity, vitality.
  • Reduces: Depression, nervous exhaustion, stress, colds and flu.
  • Lymphatic system: Fluid retention, cellulite.
  • Immune system: Colds and flu, throat infection.
  • Respiratory system: Asthma, bronchitis, catarrh.
  • Nervous system: Nervous exhaustion, apathy, anxiety, stress.
  • Cardiovascular system: Poor circulation, high blood pressure, nose bleed.
  • Skin: Acne, oily skin, brittle nails, insect bites.
Methods for use
  • Massage: Use up to 25 drops in 50mL of massage oil base.
  • Aromatic Bath: Add 5-10 drops in water, agitate to disperse.
  • Vaporiser: Use 8-10 drops in vaporiser dish.
Parts used

Outer peel layer.

Method of extraction

Cold expression.

Safety precautions
  • Non-toxic, non-irritating and non-sensitising. Photo-sensitising – increases the burning effects of the sun.

West Indies.