Lipstick & Roses Ingredient
fruit, blossoms, rind and essential oil
All Skin Types; excellent for mature, oily and acne-prone skins
offers a degree of UVA & UVB protection; SPF 30
Region of Origin, Cultivation & History:
Wold-wide cultivation in warm climate areas; Unlike most essential oils that are extracted using steam distillation, most citrus oils including Orange Oil are extracted by cold pressing the rinds of the orange.
limonene, aldehydes, octanal, decanal, flavonoids, hesperidin, neohesperidin, naringin, tangeretin, nobiletin, coumarins, umbelliferone, dimethoxycoumarin, bergapten, triterpenes, limonin, vitamin C, carotenoids, pectin, alpha pinene, citronellal, geranial, sabinene, myrcene, linalool, neral
Health & Beauty Benefits:
carminative, aromatic, stomachic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, analgesic, antidepressant, antispasmodic, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, diuretic, tonic, sedative, cholagogue
It serves as a detoxifier, boosts immunity, treats constipation and dyspepsia and is very good for maintaining healthy, smooth and glamorous skin. It also helps to cure acne and dermatitis.
Orange essential oil displays photo-toxicity. It tastes bitter and if ingested in large quantities, it may result in vomiting, nausea, and loss of appetite.
Tisserand and Young do not indicate any special precautions when using Sweet Orange Essential Oil. However, they precaution to avoid use of the oil if it has oxidized. Reading Tisserand and Young’s full profile is recommended. [Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young, Essential Oil Safety (Second Edition. United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2014), 372.]
“Orange” Potters Herbal Encyclopedia (Williamson) [CW Daniel Company Limited 2003] pgs. 320-321