Orange Carrier Oil is from the fruits of Citrus Sinensis.
The main chemical constituents of Orange Oil are Limonene. Monoterpene Hydrocarbons, Alcohols (Citronellol, Geraniol and Linalool) and Aldehydes (Neral).
These chemical constituents present in the Orange Oil exhibits the following properties:
Orange Carrier Oil is used in aromatherapy applications because they have a pleasant scent that has a cheerful and uplifting yet simultaneously relaxing, calming effect as it helps reduce pulse rate. For this reason, it is believed to be beneficial for vaporizing in any room especially when experiencing anxiety, sadness, anger, hypertension, frustration and other negative moods. When diffused throughout the home, it is known to effectively diminish unpleasant scents such as cooking smells and pet odors while also boosting motivation and clarity. The aromatic benefits of Orange Oil do not only create a warm environment but also stimulate the strength and resilience of the immune system and to eliminate airborne bacteria and pathogens.
Sedative properties make it a natural aphrodisiac which is ideal for relieving the symptoms of low libido in both men and women if used recurrently and systematically.
The scent of Orange Oil (believed to) enhance cognitive function thus making it easier to recall memories especially for Alzheimer's disease patients.
Diffused or dilluted and sprayed into the air before going to sleep, Orange Oil can induce sleep and enhance sleep quality while facilitating the body's detoxification process and balancing hormones. Diffused in the shower, Orange Oil further enhances the sense of relaxation and contributes anti-bacterial and cleansing properties. Those who suffer from allergies may find that the oil relieves a runny nose and cough as its anti-inflammatory properties can benefit the body's response to physical irritation.
For thousands of years, Orange Oil ability to naturally enhance immunity and reduce several symptoms of numerous ailments have lent it to traditional and medicinal application for the treatment of acne, chronic stress and other health concerns. The antiseptic and preservative properties of Orange Oil made it ideal for use in the production of cosmetics and skin care products such as soaps, creams, lotions and deodorants. It has also gained popularity over the years as a sought-after ingerdient in cosmetics and health products for its astringent, cleansing and brightening properties among many others.