The essential oil is extracted by cold pressing the fresh peels of the fruits. Mandarin oil has a sweet and fruity citrus aroma and is a pale greenish to orange mobile liquid.
The oil is believed to have antiseptic, antispasmodic, mild diuretic, sedative and tonic properties and is widely used in both aromatherapy and skincare.
In aromatherapy, Mandarin essential oil offers a range of sought after benefits, it is a particularly useful ingredient in treatments intended to ease depression and lift the spirits, it is often used in calming and relaxing blends, and is a popular choice for children’s blends, as the oil has a sweet pleasing aroma and offers soothing effects.
When used in massage, this oil is thought to be beneficial in the treatment of cellulite, fluid retention, swollen joints, scars and stretch marks.
In skincare, Mandarin essential oil is often used as an ingredient in preparations intended to treat acne and oily skin.
Lemon, lime, grapefruit, clary sage, lavender, frankincense and nutmeg
100% Mandarin Oil
INCI: Citrus reticulata
a-alpha thujone, a-pinene, b-pinene, citral, nerol, myrcene, linalool, geranial, geraniol, limonene, and terpineol
Has been known for photo-toxicity so may cause an irritation in some instances in some individuals.
For external use only. If irritation occurs, discontinue use and seek medical advice. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not apply to broken or irritated skin. Keep out of reach of children. If pregnant, taking medication or suffering from any medical condition seek medical advice before use. Not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.