Orange (Sweet)

Orange - AroMed's Citrus sinensis is organically grown and the rinds are steam distilled in Mexico. It is in the rutaceae plant family, is a top note and  has a familiar, cheerful, sweet, bright, clean, citrus aroma.


  • Orange is an uplifting, joyful plant oil, bursting with vitality while decreasing stress.
  • A go-to for digestive issues, like constipation, cramps, gas, nausea, vomiting and symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome.  
  • Children tend to respond positively to orange, as it can calm, aiding sleep and tackling tummy aches.
  • Effective immune system stimulant
  • A good skin tonic, balancing for all skin types
  • Orange can stimulate the movement of lymph, and can be useful when addressing fluid retention.

Emotional Support-  Orange encourages joy, lightheartedness, regeneration, creativity, positivity and self confidence.

Blends well with- balsam fir, bay laurel, bergamot, black pepper, cinnamon, clove bud, cardamom, frankincense, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, jasmine, juniper berry, lemon, lime, mandarin, marjoram, patchouli, petitgrain, rose, sandalwood, vetiver, ylang ylang

Notes of interest- The orange tree gifts us with not just one, but three remarkable essential oils. Orange from the rind, petitgrain from the leaves and neroli from the blossoms.

Modes of Application- massage, compress, bath, salve, direct inhalation, diffuser, steam inhalation

Safety data- d-limonene rich oils, like orange, should be stored in dark bottles in the refrigerator when not in use, to prevent oxidation. Skin sensitization is possible if using old and/or oxidized oils. Essential Oils are typically used via inhalation and/or topical application while properly diluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified aromatherapy practitioner to address a specific health need, for a specified period of time. Keep away from children and pets.


Battaglia, S. The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy, Second Edition. The International Centre of Holistic Aromatherapy, Australia, 2003.

Tisserand, R and Young, R. Essential Oil Safety, A Guide for Health Care Professionals, Second Edition, Churchill Livingston Elsevier, 2014.

Worwood, V.A. Aromatherapy for the Soul, New World Library, 1999.

Please note: Information and statements provided by AroMed Aromatherapy and Lauren Andrews RN, CA, have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any health condition or disease. Information and interest only. The information is not designed for self-diagnosis. If you are concerned about a healthcare issue, see your doctor, specialist or ND. Please note that AroMed Aromatherapy accepts no liability for misuse of essential oils or other products.

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