Orange Essential Oil - 30 ml
Orange essential oil is obtained by the peels of orange through a cold compression. The beauty of essential oils is that internal use is not necessary to avail their beneficial properties. The main components in orange essential oil are limonene, myrcene, citronellal, neral, alpha pinene, geraniol, linalool, and sabinene.
BENEFITS OF ORANGE ESSENTIAL OIL:
1. Boosts immunity:
Limonene, that is present in orange peel oil, is a powerful defender against oxidative stress that can negatively affect our immune systems. Orange also helps to increase absorption of vitamin C. It also helps with the detoxification of the body.
2. Promotes clear skin:
It improves the flow of blood to the skin and helps in clearing the clogged pores. THis oil helps to reduce the signs of premature aging like wrinkles and dark spots since its high vitamin C content means it can help to promote the production of collagen. People who have dry skin can apply this to your face as it moisturizes it and hyderates it. It can also cure cracked heels when applied on it regularly.
3. Can help reduce feelings of depression:
The smell of orange essential oil creates a happy, relaxed feeling and works as a mood lifter, which is perfect for people who suffer from depression or chronic anxiety. Research suggests that natural essential oil of orange helps reduce pulse rate and salivary cortisol that is secreted when one is in a state of anxiety. It also helps soothe emotional outbursts and the occasional feelings of anxiety or depression. You can benefit by diffusing the sweet orange essential oil with an oil diffuser or You can also pour two drops of orange oil to one of your palms and rub them together and then hold both hands close to your nose to inhale it. Your mood will immediately begin to improve.
4. Promotes good digestion:
Orange essential oil is helpful for digestion in different ways as it is a anti-inflammatory, it can ease the symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis, and Crohn’s disease.Orange also has muscle relaxing qualities, which enhances circulation, promotes better digestion, and eases constipation. In addition, orange acts as a mild diuretic, increasing the production of urine and helping with detoxification. By its action in stimulating the lymphatic system, orange helps to draw toxins out of the body, and this also promotes better digestion. Studies suggest that orange essential oil may possess antibacterial properties that could be useful in destroying bacteria known to cause food poisoning.
Tip: Combine orange essential oil with peppermint or spearmint essential oil and a carrier oil and rub it over the stomach to soothe an upset tummy. The oil can be used to aid digestion and curb constipation. It also may help reduce or eliminate flatulence.
To ease indigestion: Just add 6 drops of sweet orange oil in your diffuser for inhalationYou don’t have to swallow orange essential oil for internal use. You only need to inhale it to receive all the therapeutic benefits.
Put one drop of orange oil on a tissue and keep it near babies refusing to feed because of colicky pains.
5.Good for the babies:
Orange essential oil can be used safely on the babies to ease flatulence and as a solution for diaper rashes.
6. Dental hygeine:
Smell of orange oil is refreshing and can combat bad breath and control gum infections and inflammatory conditions such as gingivitis and pyorrhea. Orange oil reduces the bacterial load in the mouth and brings down inflammation of the gum cause of the anti- inflammation and anti- batcterial properties. It’s also been used to help reduce the pain from a sore throat when gargled with water and salt.
TIP: Take a cup of warm water and add ½ teaspoon salt and 5 drops of orange oil to it. Mix vigorously and use it for gargling. People who frequently get mouth ulcers find it very helpful for numbing the pain and reducing incidence.
Orange oil is a great, non-toxic method of pest control. Experiments suggests that orange essential oil help in the elimination of houseflies.