Botanical Name: Citrus Sinensis
Plant Part: Fruit Peel
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Common Uses: The Sicilian blood orange is named as such because its fruit segments are blood red in colour.
Blood Orange Oil is used in aromatherapy to aid with sadness and moodiness as its uplifting and stimulating aroma releases feelings of warmth and comfort. Diffusion of blood orange eases nervous tension and promotes a happy mood. It is said to help enhance the romantic experience as part of a sensual blend.
It is also used for conditions such as insomnia. It is used to fight viruses such as influenza, and aids in the repair of skin tissue. Blood Orange is used for dry skin, however, care must be taken when applying to the skin as there is the possibility of photosensitivity. Do not expose the skin to the sun for approximately 1 hour after application.
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Description: A very sweet citrus smell characteristic of Sweet Orange while also carrying some of the bitterness of grapefruit
Caution: Considered photo-toxic and exposure to sunlight should be avoided.
Packaging: Dark amber bottle with orifice reducer (for controlled essential oil dispensing).
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