Tangerine Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Citrus Reticulata
Method of Cultivation: Kosher
Common Method Of Extraction: Cold expression
Parts Used: Fruit peel
Note Classification: Top
Aroma: Fresh, sweet, orange-like
Largest Producing Countries: USA and China
Traditional Use: Mostly used in the fragrance industry. Tangerine oil does contain limonene, which may suggest its use in household cleaners.
Therapeutic Properties and common uses: Anti-microbial, anti-septic, anti-spasmodic, carminative, digestive, diuretic, hypnotic, laxative, stimulant, tonic
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, ylang ylang
Of Interest: 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.
Safety Data: May cause skin irritation.
Products Used In: Tangerine Facial Cleanser, Neroli Balm, Citrus & Oats Earth Facial Scrub.