Mandarin oil is the tangiest and indeed juicy of all the essential oils. This factor, no doubt, is because of the reason that this amazing essential oil is obtained from none other than the fruit flushed with citric acid and antioxidants, orange.
Extracted from the fruit peel by cold compression. A refreshing and light citrus oil. Mandarin has the same uplifting and refreshing properties as the other citrus oils but in a more delicate form. It is the essential oil to use whenever you wish to contact that happy, playful child within. Mandarin can also calm nervous energy that adult life sometimes brings.
Helps with stress/anxiety, restlessness, nervous tension, insomnia, nervous disorders, emotional healing. Also serves as a mental tonic. Helps with oily skin, congested skin, cellulite, stretch marks, scars, toner, local circulation, detoxifying. It blends well with oils of – Nutmeg, Cinnamon, Clove, Grapefruit, Sweet Orange, Lemon, Lime and Neroli.
It has very amazing effects on various parts of the body, namely –
The presence of the highly sedative anthranilic acid ester makes this oil the first choice for use with children suffering from anxiety, nervousness, or stress.
- Calms restlessness
- Counteracts insomnia
- Considered a general tonic for the digestive system. It aids in the breakdown of fats through regulation of the bile.
- Quells indigestion and hiccups
- Strengthens the liver
- Rids excess fluid retention
- Effective balancing agent in cases of acne and oily skin
- Heals and tones stretch marks and scars
- Lightens dark “age” spot marks
Also, it is often used in massage blends for the prevention of stretch marks. Try blending with supporting oils such as Lavender, Frankincense, Sandalwood, Jasmine and Neroli, in carrier oil with essential fats, such as Wheat germ, Hemp or Evening Primrose. It makes an effective addition to adolescent skin care formulas: use Hazelnut as a carrier, and consider Spike Lavender and Myrtle in combination to round out the blend.
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