Sweet Orange Top Ten Uses

Welcome. In this article we are focusing on the ten helpful uses for Sweet Orange essential oil.   

When I was working as a clinical aromatherapist, I used it a lot for its sunny, relaxing, gentle but powerful action.  It is good for using with vulnerable folk, such as the young or elderly because of these properties. 

I used it very regularly when I was finishing my degree, I worked one day a month at a local residential home for the elderly. Sweet Orange was a very popular choice there among the residents and staff alike.

Sweet Orange has been a favourite oil since I qualified. It is a component of my Love Soap, Love After Shower, Bath & Body Oil and Pulse Point and Essential Oil Blend.  Sweet Orange is also in my Orange & Frankincense Soap,  Essential Oil Blend, the Gentle Shampoo Bar. The reflexology college that I worked with developing the Reflexology Foot Balm requested Sweet Orange as an ingredient.

Here are my opinions on its top ten uses.

1.  Useful to calm restlessness and for mild depression
2.  Can be regenerative for skin, also for acne or irritated skin

3.   Helpful for the elderly and the young to soothe
4.   May be helpful to settle the digestive system

5.   Useful for cellulite and lymph stimulation
6.   Can be good for anxiety and stress
7.   May be helpful to ease IBS symptoms

8.  Good as an uplift in the darker, colder months

9.  Useful for insomnia.

10.  On a subtle level can be helpful for new challenges and ease self-doubt

The organic sweet orange essential oil that I have in stock right now is Citrus Sinensis.  The sweet orange tree is a small tree and it was introduced to Europe by the Portugese early in the 16th century.  Sweet orange oil is expressed from the ripe peel of the fruit and is orange.  The scent is citrus and very sweet.    My current supplies are from Mexico.

If you feel that Sweet Orange essential oil would be a useful oil for you, you can buy it here from Organica J.

There is also available a full range of other aromatherapy essential oils, with information on their uses available in the essential oil category on the website.  Always use on the body blended with a carrier/vegetable oil.

If you require further information on any oils, feel free to contact us by email or phone.

NB if you have a medical condition/take medications check with your GP and/or a qualified aromatherapist before using essential oils.