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Sweet Orange

“Citrus sinensis peel oil extract” Sweet Orange essential oil

Sweet orange essential oil is obtained from the cold pressing of the peel of the common orange. It has been used for many years in traditional medicine throughout the Mediterranean, India and China, to stimulate the immune system, digestion, depression, infections, colds, chronic fatigue and low libido. It has even been used in varnishes for home furniture, as a protector and freshener. Currently, in the cosmetic industry it has become one of the favorite ingredients for their formulas, and that is that sweet orange essential oil offers multiple beneficial properties for the health of our body and also for our skin. As we already mentioned, the use of sweet orange essential oil is domestic, medicinal and industrial. In the food field, it is used as an ingredient to flavor drinks or desserts, among others.

 

Its main compounds

– Limonene
– Myrcene
– Alpha pinene
– Myrcene Linalol
– Citral
– Farnesol
– Geraniol

 

The properties that we obtain from this essential oil are:

● Anti-inflammatory.
Gives effective and fast relief to all types of inflammation, internal or external, reducing irritation and pain.

● Antiseptic-Antibacterial.
Inhibits bacterial growth, which makes it prevent infections, disinfects wounds. Thanks to these properties, it fights the production of acne on the skin or redness.

● Natural tonic.
It keeps the metabolic system in shape, tones each system to function properly or better, and increases immunity.

● Moisturizing.
This makes the skin elastic, reducing the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, as well as giving the skin a healthy appearance.

● Stimulating the production of collagen.
I think this is one of the favorite properties of women, as it fights the signs of premature aging, all signs! Wrinkles, spots and also stimulates the production of collagen. In addition to protecting the skin from external damage.

 

In aromatic use, sweet orange essential oil helps reduce anxiety, calms and relaxes the nervous system. Control stress and help you sleep much better. Strengthens the immune system, as with constipation, diarrhea, indigestion or dyspepsia. Natural energizer for the mood. Bad to eat? Well, this essential oil also helps you whet your appetite. Open your respiratory system. For babies it is ideal as it calms colic and helps them sleep better. Antibacterial for the air. Increase libido. Decreases hypertension. It is important to know that citrus essential oils should not be exposed to the sun, as they can cause depigmentation on the skin. Make sure on the label of your essential oil that this is the only ingredient that makes it up, so you will know that it is 100% organic.

 

If you want to apply it on your face or body, it is recommended to dilute it with another oil that is not citric or with a little water, as it can cause sensitivity. Out of all this, take advantage of the benefits of sweet orange essential oil.

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