PHYTOSUN AROMS ORGANIC ESSENTIAL OIL Sweet orange CITRUS SINENSIS ORGANIC 5 ml
Native to the Mediterranean and the tropics, the fruit of Citrus sinensis is called "sweet orange" to distinguish it from "bitter orange" (Citrus aurantium). The birthplace of this orange tree is located between the Himalayas and South China. It was the Portuguese who brought it back around the year 1400. Since then, its culture has spread considerably in several countries. The sweet orange tree, a small tree in the Rustaceae family, is an old hybrid, probably the result of a cross between citrus maxima and citrus reticulata.
Citrus aurantium variety amara
Producing organ: zest
Biochemical specificities: linalool, linalyl acetate
Origin: Tunisia, Italy, Egypt, Paraguay
Properties of Organic Sweet Orange Essential Oil
Sweet orange essential oil has antibacterial, anti-staphylococcal, anti-inflammatory and anti-free radical properties. It is useful for the preservation of certain foods, due to an associated antifungal action. It is also an insecticide and it is also relaxing by air. In addition, this essential oil is anxiolytic. The limonene it contains is expectorant and protects against cancerization of the skin, liver, breast and colon. Flavonoids are anti-oxidants and anti-cancer drugs.
Indications of organic essential oil of sweet orange
Sweet orange essential oil is used in the following therapeutic indications:
- Chemoprevention of cancer by inhibiting angiogenesis and inducing apoptosis in colon cancer cells
Tips for using organic essential oil of sweet orange
Oral route: *** Through the skin: *** Diffusion: *
Insomnia due to the anxieties of loneliness, nervous fatigue ; 1 drop + 1 drop of Basil on a neutral tablet, at bedtime.
Acne, boils, sores ; 1 drop + 1 drop of Geranium in local application.
Precautions for the use of organic essential oil of sweet orange
- Potential risk of allergy due to limonene
- Avoid exposure to the sun after application (risk of photosensitization)
- Not recommended for pregnant or breastfeeding women (limonene inducing uterine contractions)