WELLINGTON APOTHECARY

Orange Essential Oil

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Orange essential oil is cold pressed or steam distilled from the ripe outer peel of citrus harvested from the sweet orange tree. The aroma of this essential oil is sweet and fresh and is traditionally used to gently uplift and calm states of anxiety, nervousness and melancholy. Cheerful orange brings joy and warmth to both children and adults. 

When added to skincare orange can be soothing and regenerative for rough or mature skin. Be sure to use at night or avoid exposure to direct sunlight after application, or alternatively, choose a steam distilled essential oil for your skincare. Known as an equaliser in aromatic blends, add orange to create balance in your natural perfume. 

 

Directions Essential oils are suitable for use in oil burners, diffusers or vaporisers. Simply add a few drops of your chosen essential oil in water or suitable carrier recommended for your diffuser. To create a therapeutic massage oil or nourishing body oil dilute your essential oil in a carrier oil as recommended below.

 

Ingredients 100% Pure Essential Oil of Orange* (Citrus sinensis). *Organic.

Size 10ml

 

ESSENTIAL OIL SAFETY

Do not apply essential oils to your skin undiluted. Some essential oils, when diluted are suitable for use in skincare formulations. Please contact us for more information if you are using essential oils on your skin for safe dilution ratios. Generally 1-2% of essential oil diluted in a carrier oil such as jojoba oil or sweet almond oil is considered safe. Some essential oils can cause irritation even in dilution and are not suitable in skincare. 

We do not recommend ingesting essential oils. Essential oils are very potent plant extractions and can cause irritation and damage to your mucous membranes as well as other health risks such as poisoning. Ask our Herbalists about safe plant extracts for internal use. Store essential oils away from children at all times. Seek advice before using essential oils for children. If you have a skin condition, are pregnant, have epilepsy or asthma, or are in any doubt about any condition you may have please contact us or a suitable health practitioner for further guidance.