Most of the time, sweet orange is just called orange essential oil. There is also a wild orange essential oil available in the aromatherapy world. Wild orange is very similar to sweet orange but is produced from the fruits of wild trees (aka wildcrafted) instead of cultivated trees. Sweet and wild orange oil can be used interchangeably. Sweet Orange Essential Oil is favored for its sweet and zesty fragrance that is not only refreshing but also uplifting. Inhale this beneficial oil to inspire positive thoughts and energy. Let the aroma of freshly squeezed oranges improve the air of a stale room or create a calm environment,plus children enjoy the smell of oranges too.
This essential oil contains high levels of limonene. Limonene is commonly used in foods, cosmetics, cleaning products, and natural insect repellants.
The uplifting scent of orange essential oil calms nervous tension and soothes worries, making it a wonderful addition to bedtime blends.
When using essential oils topically, it is best practice to dilute them in a carrier oil first before applying to the skin. Jojoba and fractionated coconut oil are popular choices.
Check out some of the benefits of orange essential oil:
Supports the body’s immune system
- Enhances feelings of well-being
- Revitalizes and brightens skin
- Offers a detoxifying and cleansing effect
- Helps ease tense muscles
- Calms the digestive system and aids digestion
- Provides courage when overwhelmed
- Makes an effective degreaser
Blends well with – Cinnamon, Clove & Lavendar.It is no surprise that sweet orange oil blends well with other citrus essential oils like lime, lemon, grapefruit, bergamot, mandarin, and more. You really can’t go wrong blending citrus oils. There are many more oils that sweet orange blends well with:
Basil,Black Pepper,Cardamom,Chamomile (all types),Clary Sage,Clove,Bud,Coriander,Cypress,Fennel,Frankincense,Ginger,Juniper,Berry,Lavender,Nutmeg,Patchouli,Rosemary,Sandalwood,Sweet Marjoram,Thyme,Vetiver,Ylang Ylang
Sweet Orange Diffuser Recipe
- 3 drops Orange essential oil
- 3 drops Cypress essential oil
- 2 drops Peppermint essential oil
Directions: Add essential oil drops to your aromatherapy diffuser with recommended water for the tank. Turn the diffuser machine on and enjoy.