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Essential Oil Index ~ Orange

Orange

Latin Name: Citrus sinensis

Plant/Part: Fruit/Peel

Note: Top

Planet: Sun

Element: Fire

Affinity: RADIANCE – Purification, joy, physical energy, magical energy

Aroma

The coloured portion of the peel or the essential oil releases the familiar, sweet, citrusy odour. The fragrance is ideal for purification and transforming depression into peace or joy


 

Applications

Physical conditions

Oily complexions

Mouth ulcers

Muscular aches and pains

Water retention

Bronchitis

Chills

Constipation

Colic

Indigestion

Diarrhoea

Detoxifying

Lack of energy

Stimulates appetite.

Colds

Flu

Fevers


 

Psychological conditions

Mellow

Warming

Soothing

Nervous tension

Insomnia

Anxiety

Selfishness

Stubbornness

Gloomy thoughts

Depression

Lack of spirit

Lack of energy


 

Orange will lift gloomy thoughts and depression and encourages a positive outlook. Useful for replenishing cheerfulness. Revives spirit when it is lacking in energy and relieves boredom. Quells butterflies in the stomach

Precautions

Generally safe to use, although like other citrus oils in increases the photosensitivity of the skin and can cause irritation under ultraviolet light, particularly from the sun. Occasionally causes dermatitis.

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