Essential Oil Profile (139 Kb)

Citrus sinensis – Bottled sunshine

Therapeutic actions

Antidepressant, antiseptic, digestive, lymphatic stimulant, nervous sytem tonic.

  • Enhances: Balance, creativity, vitality, positive energy.
  • Reduces: Anxiety, apathy, stress, respiratory problems.
  • Nervous system: Anxiety, appetite loss, birthing.
  • Mental/Emotional: Sadness.
Methods for use
  • Massage: Use up to 25 drops of oil in 50mL of massage oil base. Complementary oils may be added up to a total of 25 drops.
  • Aromatic Bath: Add 5-10 drops to bath water, agitate to disperse.
  • Vaporiser: Use 5-10 drops in vaporiser dish.
Parts used

Ripe outer peel.

Method of extraction

Cold expression.

Safety precautions

Non-toxic, non-irritating and non-sensitising. Slightly photo-sensitising.