A gentle and calming oil, good for oily skin. Known in France as "the children's remedy" for its mildness - use it in massage for the digestive system and, like Lavender, can be used in massage oil to help prevent stretch marks.
|County of Origin||Italy|
|Therapeutic Properties||Analgesic, anti-anxiety, anti-bacterial, anti-depressant, anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, anti-septic, anti-spasmodic, anti-viral, carminative, CNS tonic, digestive tonic, expectorant, immuno-stimulant, sedative, stomachic|
|Approx. Shelf Life||3 years|
|Method of Extraction||Cold Pressed|
|Blends well with||Basil, Bergamot, Chamomile, Clary sage, Olibanum, Geranium, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Lime, Neroli, Orange, Rose|
|% Chemical Compound||Limonene 68.23, gamma-Terpinene 12.61, para-Cymene 2.92, alpha-Pinene 2.65, Myrcene 2.25 , beta-Pinene 2.18 , Methyl anthranilate 1.52, Terpinolene 1.12 , alpha-Thujene 1.03, alpha-Terpinene 0.51,|
History: Native to southern China, its name comes from its being a traditional gift to Chinese mandarins. It was brought to Europe in 1805, and arrived in North America forty years later.
Characteristics: A top note with a light aroma, Mandarin has an intense, fresh scent characteristic of sweet oranges.
Indications: Used for skin tone, acne, oily skin, moisturizing and softening dry skin, muscle spasms, increase lymphatic circulation, increase urine flow, aid edema. Used to calm angry and irritable children, relieve emotional stress and tension, sharpen the mind, improve memory.
Mode of Administration: Aroma lamp, bath (may need fixed oil), diffusor, food, inhaler, light bulb ring, massage, mist spray.
Safety: This oil has phototoxic properties and exposure to the sun must be avoided after application to the skin. Due to their presence, please consult a physician prior to using this oil. 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.