Tangerine Essential Oil
Tangerine essential oil has the typical citrus scent - fresh, radiant, and tangy sweet. It is yellow orange in colour having thin consistency.
It originated in China.
Tangerine oil is extracted from the peel by cold expression.
A-thujone, a-pinene, camphene, sabinene, b-pinene, myrcene, limonene, y-terpinolene, linalool, citronellal, terpineol-4-ol, nerol and geranial.
Antiseptic, antispasmodic, cytophylactic, depurative, sedative, stomachic and tonic.
- Tangerine oil is soothing to the nervous system.
- It has a tonic effect on the digestive system, while helping flatulence, diarrhea and constipation.
- It is also useful for the skin and is used to help with stretch marks, increasing circulation and reducing fluid retention.
- Care should be taken not to expose the skin to sunlight after a treatment