Tangerine - EO
Tangerine essential oil has a sweet, light and tangy scent. It is cleansing, uplifting and refreshing.
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How to use?
4-5 drops in bath, on tissue or in a vaporiser. 15 drops in 50ml carrier.
WARNING – do not apply undiluted or internally. Keep away from children and eyes. Store in a cool, dark place.
|Latin Name||Citrus reticulalato blanco|
|Extraction||Cold expression of the fruit and peel|
|Origin||China, Europe and USA |
|Plant characteristics||Similar to the mandarin tree, from the same botanical source, although represents a lower stage in the horticulture of the fruit. Tangerines tend to be harvested in earlier, around November, whereas mandarins are harvested in February. Unlike the mandarin the tangerine has no pips and is a slightly lighter colour and produces a slightly weaker oil. |
|Oil characteristics||Pale yellow to orange mobile liquid with a sweet, light and tangy scent. |
|Blends well with||Basil, bergamot, Chamomile, clary sage, frankincense, geranium, grapefruit, lavender, lemon, lime, neroli, orange, rose essential oils|
|Cautions and comments||Non-sensitising, non-irritating, can be phototoxic |
|Main chemical constituents||Citronellol, Linalool, Citral, Candiene, Limonene |