REPORTED BENEFITS AND USES
Like all other citrus oils, Tangerine Essential Oil also holds uplifting properties during aromatic use. Tangerine Oil contains antioxidants and is commonly used for its stimulating and energizing effects. Tangerine Essential Oil is known for its antifungal and antiseptic properties, making it a popular ingredient in skin care formulas. It's a great remedy against acne-causing bacteria keeping the skin clear of blemishes. Tangerine Oil also works for hair because of its antiseptic properties and helps treat dandruff, dry scalp and other scalp infections.
Essential oils like that of Tangerine that have high levels of the monoterpene Limonene are often known for their ability to have stimulating and enhancing effects on mood. The stimulating and mood-enhancing effects of Tangerine Oil can be experienced by using the oil aromatically - diffusing or inhaling the essential oil. In aromatherapy, Tangerine Oil works as a sedative by relieving anxiety, depression and nervousness. It also promotes healthy sleep. Tangerine Oil can also be used to inspire sensual moods, as it has potent aphrodisiac properties.
Use wherever a pleasant citrus scent is required. Said to relax muscles and act as a tonic for the liver.
Tangerine Oil is extracted from the peel of the fruit using the cold press method. The aroma is very sweet and citrusy that is fresh and pleasing. Blends well with jasmine, myrrh, patchouli, rose, black pepper, ylang ylang, juniper, clove, basil, lemon, clary sage, geranium, grapefruit, petitgrain, cinnamon, neroli, chamomile, palmarosa, nutmeg, sandalwood, and frankincense.
Tangerine is a natural sedative and tends to have a very calming effect on the mind and body relieving anxiety, stress, as well as nervous tension. Relieves intestinal problems, constipation, and indigestion. Tangerine oil is also used in many beauty products including skin care, lotions, face washes etc. It can be used to treat oily skin, acne, stretch marks, and scars. If suffering from insomnia or other sleeping problems tangerine oil is suggested as a remedy. Other healing properties include relieving water retention, obesity, and restlessness.
Tangerine Oil has been used in soaps, toiletries, incense, massage oil, aromatherapy products, balms, tonic, homeopathic products, air fresheners, lotions, face lotions, inhalants, deodorants, skin care products, hair products, shampoos, conditioners, household cleaning products, detergents, candles, body sprays, body creams, ointments, bath salts, perfumes, and colognes