Orange Essential Oil
Orange essential oil provides many different benefits when taken used, or inhaled. It has strong anti-inflammatory properties that work both inside and outside of the body, including skin irritations and pain in the joints. It also acts as a mild aphrodisiac when taken over time, helping with loss of interest, impotency, and erectile problems. It can also be used as an antiseptic, where it effectively kills germs and bacteria, including tetanus.
Orange oil is also used as a mood lifter in aromatherapy, where it imbues feelings of relaxation and happiness. Those experiencing depression or anxiety will also find that this oil can soothe and calm nerves, and eliminate feelings of anger. This oil is also useful in helping those that suffer from motion sickness. You can add a few drops of orange oil to your bath, or spray it in the air to eliminate odors while it provides the calming effects.
Orange oil has a sweet and very cheerful scent. It helps to lift and soothe the emotions for all ages, and is fantastic to use especially for children. *It is a powerful disinfectant and it is antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, and antimicrobial.
*Orange oil can be used during winter months to help ward off caughs and colds.
Orange oil contains a chemical called limonene which has been proven to be beneficial to the immune system and to help curb the appetite.
*3 drops of Orange oil can be used on the bottoms of the feet 3 times a week to help detox the body.
As a household cleaner use 30 drops in 4 ounces of vodka or water for cleaning surfaces and to help eliminate unwanted odors.
It can be used in a spray in offices or a business to help excite people.
For use as a salt scrub use 5 drops in 1 pound of salt. In a bath use 5 drops with 2 pounds of salt, add 3 drops of jasmine oil to either the salt scrub or bath for an even more delicious experience.
Orange oil is also an ingredient in natural termite treatments.
*The statements above have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent disease.