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Tangerine Essential Oil
Abbey Essentials

Tangerine Essential Oil

Regular price £3.29 £0.00
Tangerine Essential Oil
Citrus reticulate

The tangerine is a variety of the mandarin orange. You may sometimes see it on the market as Citrus x tangerine. The oils have similar properties, but different aroma characteristics.

Source: Citrus reticulata is produced in Spain and Italy.

Extraction: Tangerine essential oil is obtained by cold pressing of the peel from the fresh fruit.

Aroma: Tangerine essential oil has a fresh, sweet and tangy citrus scent.

Fragrance note: Top.

Properties: The pure oil is yellow-orange and has a light constancy.

Tangerine essential oil is antiseptic, carminative and tonic. It is refreshing and rejuvenating in character. It is often used by pregnant women and the elderly and is a good toner for oily skin. The aroma may help to relax fractious children. When employed in massage it may help to ease stomach problems.

Uses: Massage, baths, vaporization and may be added to base emollients.

Blends well with: Basil, Black Pepper, Chamomile, Cinnamon, Clary Sage, Clove, Frankincense, Geranium, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Juniper, Lemon, Myrrh, Neroli, Nutmeg, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Petitgrain, Rose, Sandalwood and Ylang Ylang

Caution: Tangerine essential oil like most citrus oils can be phototoxic.

Care should be taken not to expose the skin to sunlight after a treatment.

It should be diluted to 5% or less in a suitable carrier oil before application to the skin.

Material Safety Data Sheet

Typical Analysis Sheet

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