Mandarin Essential Oil
Botanical Name : Citrus Reticulata
Extraction method : Cold Pressed
Perfumery Note : Top
Aromatic Description : Sweet, fresh full-bodied citrus scent
Therapeutic properties : Antiseptic, antispasmodic, cytophylactic, depurative, sedative, stomachic and tonic.
Description : Mandarin essential oil has a cooling effect on the body. It reduces stress and tension. It is calming and mood uplifting. Mandarin helps support a healthy digestive system, acting as a digestive stimulant to relieve symptoms of indigestion. It's also been used in skin care to balance oily skin, brighten and tone the skin, diminish the appearance of scars, wrinkles, blemishes, and age spots. Mandarin is deodorizing and is often used as an air freshener to combat odors and purify the air.
Use : Diminish acne, stretch marks and scars, reduces pain, anxiety and nausea through aromatherapy, relieve pain, improve blood circulation, remove toxins, improve digestion, nervous relaxant, promote cell growth.
Blend well with : German Chamomile, Geranium, Lemongrass, Petitgrain, Rose, Rosemary, citruses like Neroli, and spices like Coriander, Cinnamon, and Clove Bud.
Oil Burner: Add 4 drops of essential oil for a burning time of 20 minutes.
Massage: Dilute 3-5 drops of essential oil in 10 ml. of carrier oil.
Inhalation: Put 5 drops in 200 ml. of steamed water and inhale for 3-5 minutes.
Bath: Put 15 drops of essential oil in the bath tub for a 20 minutes bath.
Precautions : It is a non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing oil, but some phototoxicity has been reported and it would be best to not expose the skin to sunlight after a treatment.
General Safety Information : Do not take any oils internally. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and be sure to first read the recommended dilution ratios for children. Consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children, the elderly, if you have medical issues or are taking medications.