If you’re looking to learn about different essential oils, then you’re in the right place! Read below to find out more about Sweet Orange essential oil and its many wonders.
The fruit of Citrus sinensis is cold pressed to produce a top note essential oil. Sweet Orange has an aroma that’s sugary and citrusy. This oil blends well with Basil, Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cinnamon, Clary Sage, Clove Bud, Coriander, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Litsea Cubeba, Marjoram, Myrrh, Neroli, Nutmeg, Patchouli, Petitgrain, Rose, Sandalwood, Vetiver, Ylang Ylang.
Like many other citrus oils, the uses for Sweet Orange vary greatly, making it a great asset to have in any Aromatherapist’s arsenal. One of its most common applications is for the uplifting qualities that it offers. It can also help promote tranquility and alleviate feelings of anxiety or even anger. Try Calm Anger Blend in a diffuser for this powerful punch of Sweet Orange and Patchouli (also available in a Roll-On or Meltie). Sweet Orange not only eases the mind, but the body as well. When applied topically, this oil can ease minor aches and pains by reducing inflammation; that’s why we use it in our Muscle Ice Blend (enjoy it in a soothing soak with bath salts or a bath bomb)! Its anti-inflammatory properties are also part of the reason why this oil so so great for skin, on top of its ability to detoxify. Add to body butter and apply at night for overnight hydration. Looking to clean house of commercial cleaning products? Add Sweet Orange to homemade all-purpose, toilet, and glass cleaner.
Searching for a recipe that’s tangy with a touch of spice? Bring a batch of these delicious Orange Cinnamon Biscuits, made with Lemon, Sweet Orange, and Tangerine essential oils to your next potluck or get-together; you’re sure to impress!
Want to find out more about other essential oils? Check out our Essential Oils A to Z Series, where we’re constantly adding new profiles.