Botanical name: Citrus reticulata blanco var tangerina
Plant origin: Fruit Peel
Extraction method: Cold pressed
Aroma: Citrus-like, tangy, sweet
Odor intensity: Medium
Evaporation Rate: Middle note
Native to Asia, the tree migrated to Europe in the early 19th century where it was renamed the “tangerine.” Today it is cultivated in North Africa, the Mediterranean, and North and South America. Tangerines are similar to mandarins but are slightly larger with a yellower complexion. Tangerines were used extensively in Chinese medicine for a range of ailments including sexual impotence, breast tenderness, lymphatic clearing, normalizing the flow of qi, and excessive phlegm among others.
Tangerine essential oil is effective in treating various skin issues such as healing scars, stretch marks, and acne. It is a good solution for oily skin. It also boosts the immune system by stimulating the lymph glands. It is a potent antioxidant and reduces signs of inflammation. It has an uplifting olfactory quality which helps mild cases of depression when diffused throughout the air.
Tangerine essential oil is antispasmodic, carminative, digestive, diuretic, sedative, stimulant (digestive and lymphatic), and tonic agent, antiseptic, antibacterial, antidepressant
Tangerine essential oil is an exotic addition to cosmetic applications, personal care formulations, soaps, perfumery, incense, candles, and aromatherapy.
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Safety precautions: Extremely potent use with care. Consult a professional reference for correct dilution ratios prior to application.
Avoid in pregnancy and lactation. Keep away from eye area. Keep out of reach of children.