Orange Essential Oil
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(Citrus sinensis)GC/MS Key Constituents:
Plant Origin: Portugal
Extraction Method: Cold pressed from rind (wildcrafted)
Selah oil blends that contain Orange essential oil:
Orange oil is said to relieve constipation when massaged topically (Price, 266).
Antidepressant (Price, 245).
May be used for colic, fever, insomnia, nappy rash [diaper rash], and undue crying in infants (Price, 249).
Beneficial for insomnia (Price, 267).
Beneficial for labor: Hypotensive, antispasmodic, helpful for anxiety, depression and has the ability to "bring sunshine to a situation" (Price, 246).
Tonic for all skin types, stimulates and brightens oily skin, useful for dry and normal skin, anti fungal, kills bacteria, digestive system toner, gas, cramps & spasms in intestines, settles a nervous stomach, eases indigestion, increases energy, quickens function of glands, boosts immune system, reduces fever, reduce anxiety in children, depression (Purchon, 91).
Acne, aging skin, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, bactericidal, cold, constipation, dermatitis, diuretic, expectorant, flu, fungicidal, immune stimulant, insomnia, irritability, nervousness, stress (Althea Press, 377).
Mixed in equal amounts with oil of Lemon, and diluted, Orange is a useful mouthwash, used as a gum tonic and a treatment for mouth ulcers (Davis, 225).
Depression, anxiety, constipation, nervous conditions, muscular spasm; as a tonic, sedative and antiseptic (Worwood, 403).
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Topical: Apply diluted topically as desired. (Avoid direct sunlight for up to 12 hours after use).
Ok for children 2+ with proper dilution.
Pregnancy and lactation safe with extra dilution.
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Inhalation: Diffuse or inhale directly.
Generally regarded as safe (GRAS) by the FDA
Internal: Although the quality of Selah Oils is excellent, it is not advised to take essential oils internally unless under the guidance of a certified physician who is also certified in aromatherapy. We recommend getting internal dosing instructions from a licensed physician as some essential oils are not recommended for oral consumption. This is in no way a reflection on our oil quality, only a matter of safety and caution with respect to how concentrated essential oils are. When used within safe parameters, and under your physician's care, the quality of our essential oils is such that they can be used internally if deemed appropriate.
However, with that said, it is important to remember the extreme concentration of essential oils. "Using essential oils by rubbing them into the skin or via inhalation is in many cases more effective than oral delivery" (Schnaubelt 96).
All cautions listed for individual oils do not include those cautions from ingestion.
All cautions listed for individual oils do not include those cautions from ingestion. It is not advised to take essential oils internally unless under the guidance of a licensed physician who is also certified in aromatherapy.
Photosensitive: Avoid direct sunlight for up to 12 hours after topical use.
If for any reason you get essential oils in your eyes, put carrier oil along the eyebrows above the eyes and on the cheekbones below the eyes.
Do not put essential oils inside the ear canal.
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Higley, Connie & Alan. Reference Guide for Essential Oils (2012).
Tisserand, Robert. Essential Oil Safety, Second Ed. (2014).
Purchon, Nerys and Lora Cantele. The Complete Aromatherapy & Essential Oil Handbook for Everyday Wellness (2014).
Althea Press. Essential oils, Natural Remedies: The Complete A-Z Reference of Essential Oils for Health and Healing (2015).
Davis, Patricia. Aromatherapy: An A-Z (2000).
Worwood, Valerie. The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy (1991).
Price, Shirley & Len. Aromatherapy for Health Professionals (2012), p. 245, 246, 249, 266, 267.
Schnaubelt, Kurt Ph.D., Advanced Aromatherapy (1995), p. 96.
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