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Mandarin Essential Oil

Mandarin Essential Oil

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Latin name: Citrus Nobilis

Part of the plant used: fruit peel

Source: Italy

Extraction method: Cold press

Mandarin essential oil is obtained from Citrus Reticulata, by cold compression of the peel. Petitgrain mandarin oil is also extracted in small quantities by steam distillation of the leaves and twigs. The oil is golden yellow-orange and has the aroma of a fresh orange. An entire group of citrus fruits falls under the umbrella of mandarin oranges, including Satsuma, Clementine, Dancy, Honey, Pixie and mandarin oranges.

This oil is very It is gentle and is therefore said to be used to treat even children and pregnant women, one of the few oils used in this way. With its tonic and stimulating effect on both the stomach and the liver, it is useful for digestive problems. Tangerine oil is also useful for treating acne, oily skin and blemishes. It is also supposed to help alleviate problems such as fluid retention and obesity. The oil, diluted about 1-2% in a carrier oil, is gently massaged onto a child's tummy to relieve tummy pain. A few drops in the bath calm hyperactive children. Used in an oil burner, it dispels depression and relieves anxiety.

Mandarin oranges are called tangerine oranges. because they were traditionally offered as gifts to mandarins from China. In France, Mandarin is considered a safe remedy for treating indigestion in children and for the elderly, as it helps strengthen the digestive system and liver. Native to southern China and the Far East, the mandarin was brought to Europe in 1805 and to America in 1845.

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