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VERIDITAS ORGANIC SWEET ORANGE CITRUS SINENSIS FROM ARGENTINA
Orange essential oil can add joy and brightness to any day. It uplifts and refreshes with a citrusy sweet scent that is widely loved. In fact, it is one of Veriditas Botanicals most loved essential oils. Children especially love the scent of orange essential oil and it is a sure way to bring a smile to their beautiful faces. This essential oil is 100% pure certified food grade organic and is often used in food flavoring or in water. When thinking of oranges we often think of words like happy, joyful, bright, uplifting and cheerful and for good reason. It has a mood enhancing effect that brings joy and is antidepressant. This oil is non-toxic and can be used with people of all ages for a delightful experience.
Orange essential oil is used in aromatherapy primarily for its effect on the psyche and emotions. Great for depression, anxiety, improved communication and increased happiness. It is used in many sleep formulas like the Sleep Aid Wellness Formula because it helps reduce agitation, restlessness and calms the swirling thoughts which prevent deep relaxation. Orange can also be used as a mild digestive aid. It is anti-septic and makes a great addition to cleaning blends to brighten the home. It can be used to combat oily and congested skin when used in combination with a carrier or lotion.
Orange essential oil is orange-ish yellow in color. It blends well with lavender, grapefruit, neroli, lemon, clary sage, peppermint, cinnamon, clove, frankincense, myrhh, Scotch pine, rose. It is best to only take 1-5 drops per day internally and to dilute it with a carrier when used on the skin to avoid irritation. This essential oil also is mildly photosensitizing. It is best not to use before sun bathing or on areas of skin which will be exposed to direct sunlight with-in the next 2 hours. Orange essential oil is far less photosensitizing then its citrusy friends bergamot, grapefruit or lemon.
In Ayurveda orange essential oil is used to reduce vata related anxiety and for kapha stagnation as it help bring motivation. It is light and dry in nature helping balance the heavy and damp character of spring.
In TCM (Tradition Chinese Medicine) it helps break up stagnated chi, is calming and promotes energetic circulation through the liver and related channels. It calms shen also known as the mind and helps open the free flow of chi in the liver, stomach and intestines.
- 2 Ounces ylang ylang and or lavender hydrosol
- 5 drops rose geranium
- 10 drops orange
- 10 drops lavender
This is an excellent bedroom and linen spray as it is relaxing and beautiful. These oils and hydrosols with their amazing natural aromas help calm the mind and improve sleep.
- 10 drops sweet orange
- 5 drops clove
- 5 drops cinnamon bark
This blend will have powerful beneficial properties for the body and home. It is anti-bacterial, antiviral, uplifting and immune boosting. Applying this blend to the feet will boost immunity and fight bacteria, yeast and wart. Used in house hold cleaners and aromatherapy diffusers this blend smells great and fights microbes.
- 15 drops orange
- 5 drops clary sage
- 7 drops rose geranium
- 10 drops frankincense
This blend is mood boosting and stress reducing! It can be used in a massage oil or lotion to increase joy and calm. Great blend for the diffuser and can bring cheer to any home or office.
Add 1 -3 drops orange essential oil to any chocolate recipe!
Orange essential oil is an excellent flavoring for cupcakes, cakes, brownies or homemade chocolate bars. It is amazing in juice and very tasty when combined with a drop of lemon essential oil in water.
THIS VERIDITAS ESSENTIAL OILS IS LISTED ON THE GRAS LIST OF THE FDA.
“GRAS” is an acronym for the phrase Generally Recognized As Safe. Under sections 201(s) and 409 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the Act), any substance that is intentionally added to food is a food additive, that is subject to premarket review and approval by FDA, unless the substance is generally recognized, among qualified experts, as having been adequately shown to be safe under the conditions of its intended use, or unless the use of the substance is otherwise excluded from the definition of a food additive.
This particular Veriditas essential oils is labeled without “external use only” printed on label implying that you can use these particular oils in food preparations, cooking/baking, medicinal preparations: such as medicinal honeys, cough syrups, tinctures, flower essences etc.
Please note this oil is only recommended for their INTENDED USE as a food additive, as the FDA only allows such approval and does not approve any essential oils or herbs to be used for disease or treating heath conditions. Therefore, Veriditas cannot make claims that essential oils have any health benefits.menthone.