Method of Extraction: Cold Pressed
Parts Used: Fruit Peel/Rind
Chakra Association: Svadhistana (Sacral), Anahata (Heart)
Note Classification: Top
Aroma: Sweet, tangy, fresh
Country of Origin: Brazil
Traditional Use: Tangerine has been used traditionally to calm the nerves. It also has a history of use for digestive upset in both children and adults.
Properties: Anti-flatulent, anti-anxiety, nerve tonic, digestive aide.
Mental, Emotional Effects: Purifying, energizing, uplifting
Benefits: Promotes a sense of well-being and happiness. Beneficial to the skin (stretch marks, cellulite.)
Blends Well With: frankincense, cinnamon, clove, geranium, lavender
Of Interest: Tangerine originated in China and was brought to Europe in 1805, then to North America where the majority of tangerine oil is produced today.
Safety Data: Tangerine oil is photo-sensitizing. Do not apply undiluted directly to the skin or to skin that will be exposed to direct sunlight within 72 hours.
For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the United States Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Appearance: reddish-orange to brownish orange
Refractive index @ 20øC.......1.4734
Specific gravity @ 25øC.......0.8431
Chemical Component Aldehyde (as Citral): 0.40%