All About Essential Oils: The Benefits of Orange Essential Oil
- Distilled from orange rinds, 100% pure orange essential oil (Citrus Sinensis) features a citrusy, sweet aroma.
- Orange essential oil is noted for its antidepressant and anti-inflammatory properties.
- Medical research has shown benefits in reducing anxiety. In fact, there was a study published in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine in 2012 that showed Sweet Orange Oil can help reduce anxiety levels and promote relaxation.
- If your skin is looking dull, orange can brighten a lackluster appearance
- Orange is such a versatile oil in skin care, as it can benefit nearly everyone.
- Oily skin types will adore Orange because it has astringent properties and may help to absorb excess sebum.
- Dry skin types will like this oil because it is hydrating an soothing to parched skin.
Try blending Orange Essential Oil with Ginger, Lavender, Ylang Ylang, Peppermint, Clary Sage & Coriander. What blend will you create? We'd love to hear your plans in the comments section below.
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