Orange Sweet Essential Oil

Orange Sweet Essential Oil

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Sweet orange essential oil is obtained from the peel of the common orange. As one of the most popular essential oils used in aromatherapy, its scent is said to be rejuvenating, grounding and balancing. The oil is also used in perfumery and in natural household cleaning products.

Bulk Orange Essential Oil ~ Monterey Bay Herb Co

quick look

information at a glance
originunited states
extraction methodexpression of the peel of the fruit
edibleNot recommended for internal use.
safetySweet orange essential oil increases photosensitivity. Avoid direct sun exposure after topical application, even when diluted.
fragrance note classification top

buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips
storage tipsKeep in a cool, dark cabinet or pantry.
appearance & aromaGreenish yellow to orange in color with a bright, citrusy aroma.


try something new
aromatherapyDiffuse or vaporize to scent an entire room with uplifting fragrance.
cosmetics / personal careAdd to skin lotions and creams, as well as hair care products.
massage / bath / spaUse to add scent to soaps. Blend with other oils to create fragrant bath oils and massage oils.
perfumerySweet orange oil blends well with many other oils when making perfumes and colognes.
craftsUse to scent potpourri, candles and other crafts.
industrialSweet orange essential oil is used in the food, cosmetic, fragrance and pharmaceutical industries.
householdThe oil is rich in limonene, making it ideal for use in homemade cleaners. It is also used in natural insect repellents for home and garden.

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aromatic profile & blending companions

sweet orange
essential oil

Sharp, sweet and citrusy. Blends well with basil, bergamot, cinnamon, clary sage, clove, ginger, lavender, lemon, lime, myrrh, nutmeg, patchouli, petitgrain, sandalwood, vanilla and ylang ylang.

formulas & recipes

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essential oil
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what else you should know

sweet orange
essential oil
Sweet orange essential oil is expressed from orange rinds. The aroma of the oil is often described as concentrated sunshine and is reputed to improve mood, concentration, focus and clarity of mind. In addition, the scent appeals to people of all ages. This is why the oil is one of the most popular essential oils used in aromatherapy.

Sweet orange essential oil differs from bitter orange essential oil in aroma and origin. The latter comes from the Seville orange, also known as sour orange, and, as the name implies, has a sweet but slightly sour scent.

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