Mandarin Essential Oils
Essential oils are often mixed together to combine their beneficial effects. Mandarin essential oils blend well with the following: all citruses such as lemon, lime, orange, and grapefruit; also nutmeg, lavender, frankincense, clove, clary sage, cinnamon, and bergamot oils. Mandarin essential oils have a thin consistency and an orange, citrusy, sweet aroma. They are derived from the peel of their fruit by cold pressing. The plant is original to areas of China after, historically, being given to the Mandarins as gifts.
Overall Benefits of Mandarin Essential Oils
- Promote new tissue and cell growth
- Improve circulation of lymph and blood
- Blood purification
- Excellent antispasmodic and antiseptic
- Promote liver health
- Digestive aid
- Sedative for nervous disturbances and inflammation
- Boost the immune system
Uses for Mandarin Essential Oils
These essential oils are extremely useful for its scent in perfume industries, scented oils, soaps, and cosmetics. On skin, they can help diminish cracks, stretch marks, and scars. They can be useful in the treatment of problems with one’s excretory system and with digestive disorders. Specifically, mandarin essential oils may offer relief from some or all of the following: flatulence, constipation, and diarrhea. They can help maintain the skin’s balance of moisture and with other skin issues. In aromatherapy, these oils are used as stress relievers.
Not for use under a tanning lamp or when going out into the sun due to its mild photosensitizing properties. Also, pregnant women in the first trimester should not use these essential oils without first consulting their physician.