According to Ayurveda, Sweet Orange essential oil warms up the cold quality of Vata and brightens up muddy Kapha through its cheery citrus aroma.
Sweet Orange Essential Oil
VK- Reduces Vata and Kapha
Botanical Name: Citrus sinensis
Composition: 100% Pure Sweet Orange Essential Oil
Origin: South Africa
Method of Extraction: Cold-pressed
Plant Part: Peel
Color: Deep yellow to orange
Yield: 0.3% - 0.5%
Bottle Size: 1/2oz (15mL) - About 300 drops
1/4 Dram (1mL) About 20 drops
Paramount among Sweet Orange oil's benefits is its effect on the mental and emotional systems. Well-known for its uplifting and worry-reducing properties, Sweet Orange oil carries cheerfulness while simultaneously calms, making it ideal as an overall mood enhancer and relaxant. Its balancing effect on the mind and body, and its warming and joyful qualities benefit people of all ages. Its broad aromatic appeal is universally appealing, making it a wonderful choice for diffusing at parties and large events.
Sweet Orange oil provides a wide range of uses in supporting the body on physical, mental, and emotional levels. Its universally appealing aroma and ease of blending make it useful under almost any circumstances and a valuable addition to many formulae. On the physical level, orange oil, topically applied, can promote detoxification. This action has a positive effect assisting the body both during times of wellness as well as cold season. When inhaled, Sweet Orange oil can settle the tummy. An overall excellent skin tonic, orange oil is used to support clear skin. In the home, orange oil can be used (diluted) as a powerful grease cutter and cleaning agent.
Direct Palm Inhalation:
Use several drops in direct palm inhalation to shift mental negativity and promote feelings of joy.
Diffuse orange oil in the office or at home to create a pleasant atmosphere and freshen the air.
Other Ways to Use Sweet Orange Essential Oil:
• Add several drops to bathwater to help eliminate toxins, boost the lymphatic and immune systems and calm the nerves
• Add several drops orange oil to a clean damp washcloth and toss in the dryer to freshen linens
• Add 10 drops orange oil and three drops Peppermint oil to a spray bottle for a revivifying air freshener
Though a safe non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing oil, orange oil is considered by most to be phototoxic. Avoid exposure to direct sunlight after topical application to the skin (even if diluted). Do not take sweet orange essential oil internally.
Please Note: Our testers are a ¼ filled dram bottle (0.95 mL). Because our testers are a sample size, we cannot accept any returns, refunds or exchanges unless the product is damaged in shipping.