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Orange Essential Oil (Sweet)

(1 customer review)


Name: Sweet Orange Essential Oil 

Species: Citrus sinensis

Part: Peel

Extraction: Expressed

Aroma:  Fresh and sweet, very citrusy


Sweet Orange Essential Oil 100% Pure

Name: Sweet Orange Essential Oil
Batch: CS067SO8
Species: Citrus sinensis
Part: Peel
Extraction: Expressed
Class: Monoterpene
Source: Dominican Republic
Color: Orange with a green tint
Consistency: Thin
Note: Top
Aroma: Fresh and sweet, very citrusy
Blend Ideas: BasilBergamot, Black Pepper, Cardamom, Cassia, Cedarwood, Chamomile, Cilantro, Cinnamon Leaf, Clove, Douglas FirEucalyptus, Fennel, FrankincenseGeranium, Ginger, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Marjoram, Peppermint, Rose, Sandalwood, Siberian FirSpearmint, Vanilla, Vetiver, and Ylang Ylang

We source only pure essential oils.

I absolutely love sweet orange essential oil when I'm down!  This is a wonderfully sweet, uplifting scent that always brightens my day.  Not only that, but it clears any yucky odors from the air like a dream  . . . not that I've ever burned the roast . . . to a crisp . . .  and all the veggies with it.  Yes.  Yes, I have, and sweet orange essential oil made a huge difference.  That's saying something because my house was full of smoke from the waist up.  We did have to open windows to let the smoke out, but diffusing sweet orange took care of lingering odor perfectly.  I just wish I'd had it that time I managed to burn boiled eggs . . . . but I digress.

Back to sweet orange.  Because of it's disinfecting properties, this oil is often used as an air purifier during times of seasonal illness.  I know that we do whatever we can to ward off someone else's yuckies in our house and sweet orange fills that bill.  It's also the major oil in my all-purpose green cleanser.  I add other oils as needed (tea tree, thyme) but by and far, I use this oil more than any other.  I prefer it's scent over lemon, so I use it instead of lemon for the cleanser.  A few drops added to my mop bucket is great for a fresh, clean floor (and a little aromatherapy as I mop).

Better yet, I mix a number of citrus oils together for a bathroom spray.  It tackles that smell better than any synthetic air freshener I've ever purchased.  I'm telling you, it's fantastic — and it doesn't leave my head pounding when someone over-sprays like store-bought air fresheners do.

Although it's known for uplifting, I can add it and lavender to my diffuser at night and it doesn't keep me awake.  I call it my "Sweet Dreams" blend:  3 drops lavender and 2 drops sweet orange.  Other great diffuser ideas include: 3 drops sweet orange and 1 drop cinnamon (or clove or cassia), 3 drops sweet orange and 1 drop peppermint (or spearmint <--use if you have children under 6), 3 drops sweet orange and 2 drops Siberian Fir (or Douglas Fir).

You will hear many people tell you that orange essential oil is phototoxic.  Tisserand and Young make no such statements about this particular oil, although some orange oils are.  Be sure you know which one you're using before you go out in sunlight.  This sweet orange has no warnings about UV rays.

With our pre-diluted oils . . . if diluted for kids is the highest dilution you see, it’s also the max dilution possible. Pre-diluted oils are in fractionated coconut oil.

1 review for Orange Essential Oil (Sweet)

  1. Chris (verified owner)

    This is by far the best sweet orange. I opened the bottle and couldn’t resist so I put a couple drops in my diffuser. My living room smells like an orange grove. I have tried several companies this is by far one of the best.

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Sweet Orange Essential Oil Safety Info

According to Tisserand and Young, sensitivity is more likely with old or oxidized sweet orange essential oil, so it should be stored in a dark, airtight container in your refrigerator.  Sweet Orange essential oil should still follow the safety guidelines below. ~ Source:  Tisserand, Robert and Young, Rodney. Essential Oil Safety: A Guide for Health Care Professionals: Churchill Livingstone; 2 edition (2013). Reading the full profile for Sweet Orange essential oil is highly suggested by your DeRu Staff.

While we’ve made this clear that we are selling this essential oil to use in your diffuser, your inhaler, or topically (diluted), it is a pure essential oil and can be used as such.  With all essential oils:

  • Never use them undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes (this includes mouth, ear canals, noses, genital regions as well as internal areas).  The strength of essential oils can easily damage these soft tissue areas.
  • Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner.
    Keep away from children.
  • If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier).

  • Oral Safety is only given because many people have been told to take oils internally.  Because several people look to us for safety advice, we feel obligated to offer those safety statements, although we do not believe anyone should be ingesting essential oils without being guided by an expert.  Experts will take your medical history into account before they suggest oils for you to ingest, diffuse, or use topically.

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    The International Federation of Aromatherapists does not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy. All cautions listed for individual oils do not include those cautions from ingestion.

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