Mandarin Essential Oil

£4.50

10ml Bottle

Mandarin Essential Oil

Plant/Part         Tree/Peel

Latin Name     Citrus Mandurensis/Nobilis

Note                Top-middle

Extraction        Expression

Aroma

Delicate, sweet, tangy with floral undertones.

Features

A fruit tree that likes hot climates. Obtained from Italy.

History

The rulers of China were once called Mandarins. The soft fruit was given to their oriental majesties as a token of respect, hence its name. The last 200 years has seen its popularity grow though temporarily halted during the second world war due to difficulty in importing the Italian fruit.

Mind

Its refreshing aroma has an uplifting quality and often helps to banish depression and anxiety.

Body

A digestive tonic, stimulating to the liver, helping regulate the metabolic processes and fat breakdown. At the same time it is calming to the intestines and good for expelling gas. A mild oil which can be used on children and anyone feeling a little fragile. Its cheering action is sometimes used for PMT, possibly has an enhanced effect when blended with other citrus oils.

Effect on skin

Use with Lavender to lessen stretch marks.

Blends

Bergamot, Black Pepper, Chamomile, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Lavender, Lemon, Lime, Marjoram, Melissa, Palmarosa, Petitgrain.

Essential Oils to Avoid

Diabetes – Eucalyptus, Geranium, Lemon

Epilepsy – Eucalyptus, Fennel, Rosemary, Sage

High Blood Pressure – Rosemary

Pregnancy – Basil, Birch, Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Cypress, Geranium, Jasmine, Juniper, Marjoram, Myrrh, Peppermint, Rosemary, Turmeric

Avoid all essential oils during the first three months of pregnancy.

Skin Sensitivity – Black pepper, Citronella, Clove, Ginger, Lemon, Lemongrass, Orange, Peppermint, Turmeric

Photosensitising Oils – Bergamot, Grapefruit, Lemon, Lime, Orange, Mandarin and Tangerine

They react to ultraviolet light making the skin more sensitive.

Avoid stimulants after using essential oils, especially alcohol, caffeine and spicy foods. An aftercare advice sheet should be available after your first treatment.

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