Aromatherapy for Body, Mind & Spirit

Blood Orange Essential Oil Uses and Benefits

Blood Orange Essential Oil Uses and Benefits

Blood Orange Essential Oil Uses and BenefitsBlood Orange Essential Oil (Citrus sinensis)

  • 100% Pure, Concentrated, Undiluted  
  • Therapeutic Quality 
  • Cold Pressed from Orange Peels
  • Country of Origin:  Italy

Blood Orange Essential Oil Packaged

Amber glass bottle with Euro dropper. Tamper proof safety seal. Shrink wrapped.

Background Information on Blood Orange Essential Oil

Citrus sinensis is a middle-sized evergreen tree, covered with bark of a greenish-brown color, with auxiliary spines on the branches. The leaves are alternate, ovate-oblong, acute, shining green, the stalk more or less winged. The blood orange has streaks of red in the fruit, and when squeezed, the juice is often reddish.

The uplifting and stimulating scent of Blood Orange (Sicily) Essential Oil is considered by aromatherapists to have antidepressant and aphrodisiac properties. Warm, fresh citrus scent that is fruity, yet tangy. Its chemical constituents are antiseptic and anti-spasmodic as well. Their red pigment, anthocyanin, is an antioxidant that is rare in the rest of the citrus family.

Blood Orange Essential Oil Uses and Benefits

Orange essential oil has a fresh orange peel scent that is calming and relaxing to the body. It can be an effective anti-aging skin care ingredient when used in moderation, always avoid heavy concentration. Using 9 drops or less to an unscented body care product per 1 oz will enhance your experience.

Orange essential oil offers the exhilarating freshness of orange with its therapeutic properties in order to give users the perfect blend. With a fresh orange peel scent, this essential oil is great at providing energy and freeing of the mind.

Orange essential oil is well known for its immunity boosting properties and is a great way to help support colds and other flu like symptoms.* This oil is also good for curing constipation and a number of nervous conditions including muscular spasms.*

See our references at the bottom of this page for additional information.

*This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA and is not intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any disease.

Blood Orange Essential Oil Uses and Benefits / Blends & Suggestions

Oranges have been linked to aiding issues of depression, anxiety, constipation, nervous conditions, and muscular spasms.* This oil is known to be a tonic, sedative, and antiseptic as well.

Orange oil can be used as a skin moisturizer. Simply mix a few drops of essential oil with your favorite moisturizer or coconut oil and evenly rub on the body.

  • It can also be used to support a cold and other flu like symptoms. Simply pour a few drops of orange essential oil into steaming hot water and inhale for 15 minutes.*
  • It can also be used to reinvigorate the skin and reduces tension and anxiety. Simply apply three-4 drops inside a warm bubble bath and soak for 30 minutes.

Blends well with Lavender, Lemon, Clary Sage, Myrrh, Nutmeg, and Clove Bud essential oils.

*This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA and is not intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any disease.

Instructions: Dilute 3-5 drops per teaspoon of carrier oil.

Blood Orange Essential Oil Essential Oil Safety Tips

  • Orange essential oil should be diluted with a carrier oil for contact with the human skin.
  • May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use.
  • For external use only.  See our Safety Information page for further details when using essential oils.

References

Essential OilBlood Orange
Botanical NameCitrus sinensis
SourcePeel
Country of OriginItaly
Extraction MethodCold Pressed
Main ConstituentsLimonene
CAS No.8008-57-9