Mandarin essential oil, well, the more goods we say about this oil, the lesser it is. The reach and properties of this essential oil are uncountable. It touches areas and relieves aches that most of the essential oils either ‘can’t’ or ‘don’t’.
Mandarin oil has various benefits when used in skin care product formulations such as refining the texture of the skin, while also having good antiseptic and cell rejuvenating properties.
Mandarin essential oil, obtained by pressing its zest, is recommended for its antiseptic and toning properties. It is also used for its fresh and fruity notes in aromatherapy.
It has good antiseptic, depurative, diuretic and tonic therapeutic properties and is a great ingredient to help purify and re-balance the skin. At the same time, it makes –
- Skin finer
- Fights against infections
- Removes congestion from the skin
The properties of the oil encourage the growth of new skin cells.
Mandarin essential oil is effective for relieving insomnia, and is being used in hospitals, and medical centers throughout the U.S. as a calming agent, and has been found useful for alleviating nausea, similar in action as ginger and peppermint pure essential oils. Red Mandarin’s antiseptic action makes it useful as a room spray, try it in a blend with other citrus oils, lavender and ylang ylang!
If you delight in the sweet, refreshing scent of citrus then you will love Red Mandarin oil. It is sweet, warm, and faintly floral, reminiscent of Neroli, and orange blossoms. A descendant of the indigenous fruit from South China Red Mandarin is also a European ancestor to the American Tangerine. A dark citrus oil Red Mandarin is deep orange or almost red in color, and acts to soothe and balance the heart energy center.
Although its aroma is much more complex and multi-layered Red Mandarin has similar actions and uses as Tangerine, and is often used interchangeably in aromatherapy blends.
Children love the warm, sweet aroma of Mandarin oil. It is very gentle and may be used with young children and during pregnancy, and often used by midwives in the birthing room. Mandarin calms the nervous system, and its pronounced relaxing properties make it effective for soothing restlessness and hyperactivity in children.
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