|Common name ||Mandarin Oil |
|Botanical name ||Citrus reticulata |
|Description ||Orange to red coloured, clear, with a sweet and pleasant citrus odour reminscent of mandarin |
|Main GC components ||Monene, terpinene, pinene, myrcene, methyl-N-methylanthranilate |
|Plant parts used ||Peel |
|Extraction method ||Cold pressed |
|Region of origin ||Australia |
Mandarin oil has similar properties to Orange and Tangerine Oil and is used widely in flavours. In Aromatherapy it is primarily recommended for digestive issues and in France it is known as a children's remedy where it is often used to soothe upset tummies.
Topically Mandarin oil reputed to be useful for acne and it often added to formulations for cellulite, fluid retention and stretchmarks.
BLENDS WELL WITHBasil
, Black pepper
, Cinnamon leaf
, Clove bud
PRODUCT SPECIFICATION SHEET
- Consultation with a suitably qualified practitioner is recommended prior to use
- For external use only.
- Do not apply to skin undiluted
- Not recommended for use during pregnancy
- Perform a patch test prior to use
- Citrus oils can affect photosensitivity, avoid sun exposure after skin application