Citrus Aurantium Dulcis
Orange Oil is known as “Smiling Oil”. He is familiar and “playful”. Orange essential oil is a good choice for treating anxiety and other emotional or psychological problems such as stress and insomnia when used in a bath or in a massage. It is also very good when used for topical massages and compresses to relieve stomach upsets, and has a regulatory and balancing effect that is beneficial to constipation, cramps, diarrhea and gasses.
At a psychological level, orange improves mood, provokes optimism and euphoria.It is consedered to diminish the unreasonable fear of the unknown and strengthens self-confidence.
The orange essential oil has sweet, fruity high notes and bright, sensual undercoat. It blends well with other citrus and spice’s essential oils, as well as sandalwood, nerolli, salvia, myrrh, geranium, frankincense, and palmarosa (Farrer-Halls, 2007)