Botanical Name: Citrus sinensis
Plant Part: Fruit Peel
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Origin: Sicily Italy
Description: Blood Orange (Sicily) essential oil has a warm, fresh citrus scent that is tangy. It is a middle note of medium aroma.
Color :A light, oily orange to reddish-orange liquid.
Common Uses: Blood Orange (Sicily) Essential Oil has properties very similar to the Sweet Orange. They include the following properties: antidepressant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, carminative, cordial, deodorant, digestive, stimulant (nervous), tonic (cardiac, circulatory) It is non-irritant to the kidneys and been applied to combat colds, constipation, dull skin, flatulence, the flu, gums, slow digestion, and stress.
Strength of Aroma: Blood Orange (Sicily) essential oil has a warm, fresh citrus scent that is tangy. It is a middle note of medium aroma.
Blends well with: Lavender, Lemon, Clary Sage, Myrrh and Nutmeg and Clove Bud.
History: Citrus sinensis is a middle-sized evergreen tree, covered with bark of a greenish-brown color, having auxiliary spines on the branches. The leaves are alternate, ovate-oblong, acute, shining green, the stalk more or less winged. The blood orange has streaks of red in the fruit, and when squeezed the juice is often reddish. Its red pigment, anthocyanin, is an antioxidant that is rare in the rest of the citrus family. A recently hybridized orange, it was cultivated in China and the southern Mediterranean in the early 18th century. The three which are widely cultivated today are the Moro, Toracco, and Sanguinello.
This essential oil may contain phototoxic properties and it is suggested to avoid exposure to the sun after application to the skin. Dilute well before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
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- 1.0000 Ounces