Sweet Orange Essential oil
A very nutritious fruit, containing vitamins A, B, and C. In Chinese, medicine that dried sweet orange peel is used to treat coughs, colds, anorexia and malignant breast sores. The sweet varieties increase bronchial secretion, and the sour promote expectoration. They all quench thirst, and are stomachic and carminative.
Skin care: Dull and oily complexions, mouth ulcers.
Circulation muscles and joints: Obesity, palpitations, water retention
Respiratory system: Bronchitis. chills.
Digestive system: Constipation, dyspepsia, spasm.
immune system: Colds, 'flu
Nervous system: Nervous tension and stress-related conditions.
Other uses: Sweet orange peel tincture is used to flavor pharmaceuticals. Expensively, used as a fragrance component in soaps, detergents, cosmetics and perfumes, especially eau-de-colognes. Extensively used in all areas of the food and drinks industry (more so than the bitter orange oil). Used as the starting material for the isolation of naturalimonene.
A cheerful scent reminiscent of warm weather :-) Considered a top note in regards to fragrance blending, orange blends well with warm scents like cedarwood, juniper, clove, frankincense, lavender, sandalwood, and other citrus oils.