Mandarin

Citrus reticulata blanco var. 'mandarin'
Botanical name: 
Citrus reticulata blanco var. 'mandarin'

Sweet and fresh

Please note: The information below is meant to give a brief outline of how an oil can be applied by a trained aromatherapist.
Please do not use this information as a guide for how to use essential oils at home.

Properties and applications: 
Cytophylactic - skin rejuvenation, improving scar tissue, mature skin
Antidepressant - anxiety, nervous tension, lack of confidence, low self esteem, depression
Diuretic/Cleansing - toxin build up
Liver Tonic - liver damage, addiction
Astringent - skin care, excessive perspiration
Family: 
Rutaceae
Country of origin: 
Italy
Part of plant used: 
Fruit peel
Method of extraction: 
Expressed
Blends with: 
Woody, green and floral oils.
Chemical character: 
Terpene type
Safety information: 
No known contra-indications. Suitable for children.
Odour profile: 
Fresh, light, sweet citrus.
Historical use: 
Mandarin oil is considered an excellent oil for use with children.

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