Even the smell of Sweet Orange essential oil can remind you of happy moments and pleasant thoughts to mind. It is frequently used in aromatherapy treatments to create happy, relaxed feelings and lift the mood. Perfect for people who suffer from depression or chronic anxiety.
Some of its most common benefits attributed to Sweet Orange essential oil are: anti-inflammatory, antidepressant, antispasmodic, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, carminative, diuretic, tonic, sedative, and a cholagogic substance.
This essential oil can help people avoid fungal infections and tetanus when wounded, as it inhibits microbial growth when disinfecting the wounds.
After a hard day at the office, you might want to use this essential oil as a natural sedative to help you relax your mind and release any inflammation in your muscles.
You can benefit from the amount of Vitamin C the Sweet Orange essential oil has and boost your skin and help it to heal. Orange peels have been determined to have the highest amount of Vitamin C compared to other fruits! Great to be used to fight antiaging symptoms like wrinkles and dark spots as Vitamin C will promote the production of collagen in your skin.
It is also considered to have mild aphrodisiac properties. Its systematic and regular use can aid with problems such as frigidity, erectile problems, impotence, loss of interest in sex, and decreased libido.
Organic Sweet Orange essential oil top benefits:
Mild sedative for anxiety and stress relief
Helps reduce pains
Lowers blood pressure
To be used to relieve anxiety during labour, add 5 drops on a diffuser and inhale during 2 hour periods during the first stage of labour.
To create a DIY home cleaning product, add 10 drops on 1 litre of water and add a few drops of Bergamot oil and Clove oil to create an antibacterial and antifungal multi-purpose cleaner for surfaces.
Make a natural room spray to add a summery feeling to your home by adding a few drops of oil into a water bottle with a spritz. Use within two weeks of preparation.
For topical usage, dilute the oil with a carrier oil (like Jojoba, Argan or Coconut oil) and apply it to moisturise your skin. Alternatively, you can add 3 - 4 drops into your body wash or lotion.