Orange Sweet – Citrus sinensis
Steam distilled or cold pressed peel. Cosmetic uses include dull, dry, oily congested, acne, as well as wrinkly skin. May strengthen and soften skin. Said to stimulate nerve endings, aid in hydration, calm oil gland function, increase hydro-lipid layer, and support regeneration. Diffuse oils for colds and flu. May ease anxiety and insomnia. Maybe phototoxic and a skin irritant. Avoid in the first trimester of pregnancy.
Essential Oils are potent, so always use carefully. As a rule, do not apply onto skin without first diluting with vegetable oil. Do not get into eyes. Avoid any oils if you are allergic to the plant that they originate from. Use oils carefully to determine which, if any of the oils you react to. If you are epileptic or have asthma, note your reactions and avoid those that create a problem. Keep away from babies, children, and pets. Some oils can be fatal even in small amounts if taken internally. Avoid internal use. Do not use if pregnant or breastfeeding, or consult an aromatherapist to see which ones you can use safely.
Scents of Wonder, Aromatherapy uses pure, full-strength essential oils.
This information is meant for educational purposes only and does not attempt to diagnose or treat. Aromatherapy is an evolving field, not everything is understood about how oils react with medicines and individual chemistry, so always be cautious and monitor your own reactions.
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