Orange Essential Oil

Citrus sinensis

Blends well with other citrus essential oils. Also blends well with essential oils of Cinnamon, Cloves, Frankincense, Ginger, Black Pepper, Sandal Wood and Vetiver.

Known Uses

Orange Essential Oil is known best for its ability to alleviates anxiety, anger, and depression when used in aromatherapy and may aid in improving cognitive function, especially in AD patients.It works as a mood lifter and creates a relaxed feeling, Research suggests that natural Orange Essential Oil helps to reduce pulse rate and salivary cortisol. Systematic and regular use can cure problems of frigidity, erectile disfunction, impotence, and decreased libido.

Orange Essential Oil provides quick and effective relief from inflammation, whether from excessive intake of spices, from fever and infections, from the side effects of antibiotics, the ingestion of toxic substances, or from narcotics. It can help avoid septic, fungal infections and tetanus by inhibiting microbial growth.

Orange Essential Oil relaxes muscular and nervous spasms including chronic coughing, convulsions, muscle cramps and extreme diarrhea. It helps in the removal of excess gas from the intestines, which creates chest pains, indigestion and discomfort. It relaxes the abdominal and anal muscles, letting the gas escape and prevents further gas from forming. Orange Essential Oil promotes secretions from the exocrine and endocrine glands and is frequently used to promote menstruation, lactation, digestive juices, bile, hormones and enzymes.

Orange Oil promotes urination, which eliminates toxins like uric acid, bile, excess salts, pollutants and excess water and fats. Urination increases appetite and promotes digestion. A tonic of Orange Essential Oil keeps the metabolic system functioning properly and boosts immunity. It serves as a detoxifier and is very good for maintaining healthy skin. It also helps to cure acne and dermatitis.


Orange uses were first discovered by the Chinese centuries ago and continue to be used medicinally to support healthy digestion. It is believed the name is derived from Sanskrit meaning “orange tree”. Portuguese explorers brought the orange to Europe in the 16th century upon returning from southern China. Today, Brazil is the largest producer of Orange Essential Oil with the United States in second place.


Orange essential oil displays photo-toxicity. Avoid direct sunlight for up to 12 hours after use. It tastes bitter and if ingested in large quantities, it may result in vomiting, nausea, and loss of appetite. If pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, consult a healthcare professional prior to use.

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