Orange Essential Oil Benefits
The strong taste and aroma that comes from cutting into an Orange's peel is exactly what is concentrated in Orange Essential Oil. A potent formula of active ingredients that is responsible for their healing abilities.
The most prominent active ingredient in Orange oil is Limonene. Limonene is considered to be a powerful antioxidant that fights free radical damage and inflammation that can lead to various diseases. These compounds are considered types of monoterpenes that are a dietary component in many citrus oils that have demonstrated anti-tumour activities.
Throughout history, Orange oil has been used to treat widespread conditions, including: poor digestion, chronic fatigue, depression, oral and skin infections, colds, flu and low libido. It’s considered an effective anti-depressant, antiseptic, anti-spasmodic, aphrodisiac, deodorant, digestive stimulant and circulation booster.
As an all-natural method for improving immune function and fighting various ailments, Orange oil has been a popular remedy in folk medicine throughout the Mediterranean, India and China for thousands of years.
Essentials oils can also be used in oil burners and diffusers to create a fresh fragrant atmosphere in the home.
Some of the most common benefits of Orange Essential Oil include:
- Fighting cancerous tumours
- Increasing circulation
- Killing bacteria and pathogens
- Decreasing wrinkles
- Improving complexion
- Easing anxiety
- Relieves depressions
- Decreasing hypertension
- Aphrodisiac properties
- Stimulates urination
- Acts as a tonic
- Treats Alzheimer’s disease