Orange Essential Oil
Botanical name: Citrus sinensis
Common method of extraction: cold press
Parts used: fruit peel
Fragrance: citrusy, sweet, floral
About the plant: Orange is a tropical evergreen tree that reaches a height of about 30 feet. It has dark green leaves and fragrant white flowers that turn into orange fruit.
Spiritual uses: Orange essential oil invokes the help of Archangel Raphael’s healing rays as well as Archangel Uriel’s higher wisdom and earthly grounding.
Mental uses: Orange helps you think clearly, stay focused on the task at hand, and remember what you are doing.
Emotional uses: Orange is enlivening and brings joy but it also provides the energy of relaxation and calmness. It is a perfect essential oil for a bride and her attendants for just that reason: it calms the nerves and keeps the focus on joy and confidence.
Physical uses: Orange is extremely effective for cleaning and removing bacteria, including staphylococcus. Orange helps sanitize wounds, prevent microbial growth, and evade septic infections and tetanus. This oil is a potent odor remover that is especially effective in the bathroom.
Therapeutic properties: antibacterial, anticoagulant, antidepressant, antiemetic, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antipyorrhea, antiscorbutic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antistress, antitoxic, antitussive, antiviral, aperitive, astringent, calmative, carminative, cholagogic, choleretic, depurative, digestive, diuretic, febrifugal, hemostatic, hepatic, hypnotic, laxative, nervine, refreshing, sedative, stimulative (digestive and lymphatic systems), stomachic, tonic, vasoconstrictor, vulnerary
For your safety: This oil is phototoxic; therefore, avoid exposure to direct sunlight when using topically.
For your safety: Potentially toxic in high concentrations, so use sparingly. Do not use if pregnant or nursing.
Orange is also available as a 2oz spray.
Excerpted from The Essential Guide to Aromatherapy and Vibrational Healing by Margaret Ann Lembo
©Margaret Ann Lembo 2015/2016
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Located in Boynton Beach, FL -close to West Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Fort Lauderdale
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