Orange Essential Oil is extracted from the peels of a Citrus sinensis fruit which is also known as an Orange fruit.
These fruits are ubiquitous but this Orange essential oil that is made from the peels of the orange fruit.
An Orange essential oil has some components. Some of the major components of the orange essential oil are Alpha-pinene, Citronellol, Myrcene, Limonene, Geraniol, Sabinene, Linalool, and Neral.
Orange Essential Oil ranges from yellowish orange to dark orange color which offers citrus and sweet aroma.
Orange Essential Oil has various benefits.
Healthy and Charming Skin:
- Skin Cleanser:Most of the people may be annoyed with some stubborn clogged pores on their skin. However, the process of removing such clogged pores on the skin could be arduous. In addition to this, people who have oily skin especially experience these clogged pores which result in unhealthy skin tone. By using Owlpure Orange Essential oil, the clogged pores are cleared comprehensively in a natural way.
Orange Essential Oil assists in elevating the collagen synthesis & improving the flow of blood which leads to clearance of the clogged pores.
- Anti-Aging: Owlpure Orange Essential Oil has antioxidant properties. So, Orange Essential Oil is extremely good for wrinkles and skin damage.
There are certain enzymes that are responsible for skin wrinkles and the damaging of the skin. Orange Essential Oil consists of Polymethoxyflavones (PVF).
PVFs inhibit the stimulation of the enzymes that are responsible for wrinkles and damaging of the skin.
- Acne: Orange Essential oil has antibacterial properties. The people with oily skin has a lot of bacterial secretion on their skin which makes the acne problem worst.
Orange Essential oil diminishes bacterial secretion on the skin through which you can get rid of acne is an effective way.
How to use:
You can use Orange Essential Oil in two different ways in order to gain a healthy skin tone.
- You can add 4 to 5 drops of Orange Essential oil to a small container of water and wash your face with it before sleeping in the night time.
- Orange Essential oil also performs like a deep cleanser. Take 4 to 5 drops of Orange Essential Oil and mix it with a carrier oil like Jojoba oil and apply the mixture on your affected skin with a cotton swab before going to bed for 1-3 months.
Flatulence: If you have an excess gas build-up in the abdomen, then it can cause stomach soreness and heat-burn. When the excess gas builds up in the abdomen, it creates compression on some organs including the heart which leads to stomach soreness, discomfort, chest pain, and indigestion.
Owlpure Orange Essential Oil inhibits the gas formation by relaxing the abdominal muscles and anal sphincters which leads to expulsion of gas from the gastrointestinal tract without causing discomfort or pain in the stomach.
How to Use:
- Make a blend of Orange Essential Oil and Peppermint oil + extra virgin coconut oil.
- Apply the blend on the abdomen by rubbing it for 3 to 5 minutes.
Pain Relieving and Anti Inflammatory: Orange Essential Oil provides rapid relief from pain and inflammation (redness & swelling) regardless of the stage of seriousness.
Orange Essential Oil plays an important role in some serious conditions like osteoarthritis etc.
Pain: In 2007, Brazilian researchers found that D-limonene which is the major ingredient in Orange oil obstructs Nociceptors.
The Nociceptors are sensory neurons that are found in the Peripheral nervous system that respond to the harmful stimuli like pressure, heat, etc.
Anti-inflammatory: A French research study in 2015 found that Orange essential oil has a major component called D-limonene that has anti-inflammatory and Analgesic (Pain killer) properties which worked equally to Ibuprofen.
The inflammatory problems like Osteoarthritis are caused by the cartilage degeneration. Orange Essential Oil is equipped with one more component which is known as Myrcene. It inhibits or slows down the cartilage degeneration.
How to Use:
- Take a small bowl and add 10-12 drops of Orange oil with extra virgin coconut oil and melt the mixture over low heat.
- Gently massage the affected area with the above-prepared mixture until the mixture is absorbed totally.
- If you want to get the effective results, you can also add rosemary oil to this mixture.
Antispasmodic: Painful involuntary muscle contractions are called as spasms. These spasms are also commonly termed as muscle cramps. Sometimes,the situation becomes worse which leads to muscle tears and sprains.
Owlpure Orange Essential Oil administers a relaxing effect which brings relief by controlling the abnormal nerve stimulation and muscle function.
How to Use:
- Add 10-12 drops of Orange oil with extra virgin coconut oil in a small bowl and melt the blend on low heat.
- Rub gently on the cramped area with the above-prepared blend till it is ingested totally.
- You can also add rosemary oil to the blend for effective pain management.
Calming Effect – Antidepressant:The refreshing aroma of Orange essential oil relaxes or produces a calming effect on the human nervous system resulting in the treatment of
Orange essential oil delivers happiness and wellbeing.
As per the Advanced Biomedical research of 2013, aromatherapy treatment of Orange Essential Oil had minimized cortisol levels (stress hormone) and pulse rates.
Orange Essential oil induces a calming effect on the central nervous system and thus, reduces the cortisol levels, pulse rate, and neuroendocrine hormone levels.
How to Use:
- You do not have to ingest Orange essential oil to bring in this calming effect. You need to inhale the aroma of Sweet Orange essential oil.
- You can add a few drops of Orange Oil in a diffuser and inhale it or you can add a few drops of orange oil in your bathtub or bath water (hot).
Immunity Boost Up: Orange Essential Oil is a dynamic antioxidant that lets you get resistance from all the health disorders.
Our human body has free radicals. These free radicals cause so many health issues. Orange Essential Oil combats with free radicals in the body and allows it to expel.
In addition to this, Orange essential oilimproves the absorption of Vitamin C and enhances the detoxification process.
How to Use:
- If you breathe the aroma of Orange Oil, your immunity is boosted up.
- For this, you can add 10 to 12 drops of Orange oil in a diffuser and inhaling it or
- You can add 10-12 drops of Orange Oil in hot water while bathing.
Heart & Blood Pressure: The orange essential oil has Anti-hypertensive and cardio-protective properties. You can control the blood pressure and protect the heart by inhaling the aroma of Orange Essential Oil.
The flavonoids which are delivered from the Orange peels reduce the blood pressure. The citrus flavonoid naringin reduces triglyceride and cholesterol levels.
Urination- Diuretic: Urination is one the most crucial body functionthat makes the whole body clean because all the unwanted toxins, excess water, fats, salts, calcium and by-products of protein digestion like Uric acid are eliminated from the body.
Orange Essential Oil shows mild diuretic properties that result in
- An improvement in your appetite
- Improvement in your Digestion
- Elimination of excess fats leading to weight loss
- Prevention of Kidney stones by elimination excess calcium levels.
Orange essential oil includes limonene which acts as a detoxifier. Limonene eliminates all the unwanted toxins including uric acid from the bodyand helps in detoxifying the body.
How to Use:
- Orange Essential oil can be ingested, but it is recommended to ingest Orange oil only if it is of high quality, 100% pure, organic, therapeutic grade brand like Owlpure.
- You can take Owlpure orange essential oil with a few drops of water or
- You can take it by adding a few drops of honey.
- According to the FDA, the safe consumption of orange essential oil is 21CFR182.20. But ensure a tested brand like Owlpure before consumption.
Reduces Edema: People suffer from water retention in the body that makes face and feet swollen. Also, if some people sit for a longer duration of time, they get swollen ankles. Edema might not be painful but it is an issue leads to dullness.
D limonene helps in cleaning the body by removing excess water and toxins which results inthe treatment of edema.
How to use:
- Take 10 drops of Orange Essential oil and coconut oil in a bowl and massage the blend on the affected feet or any part of the body to reduce fluid retention.
- Collect some warm water in a small basin and add 2 tablespoons of sea salt with 15-20 drops of sweet orange oil. Place your feet in the mixture or prepared blend for about 20-30 minutes.
Aphrodisiac: Orange essential oil is equipped with mild aphrodisiac properties. The people who have difficulties in some sexual problems can get betterment by using orange oil regularly.
- Loss of interest in sex
- Erectile Dysfunction
- Decreased libido
Orange Essential oil improves sexual performance by producing the calming effect on the nervous system and by increasing the blood circulation.
Orange oil enhances sexual life by also increasing the secretion ofsex hormones.
How to Use:
- Mix orange essential oil with lavender oil and put this mixture in a diffuser. Before you go to sleep, you can place the diffuser in your bedroom.
- Mix Orange essential oil and Lavender oil and you can put this solution on your beds or pillows or on the chest.
Cholagogue: Orange essential oil gives an effect on numerous physiological processes in the body like
- Menstruation in women
- Milk Production in Lactating Mothers
- Digestion etc.
Orange essential oil shows the effect on many physiological processes by promoting the secretion of both endocrine and exocrine glands resulting in the production of hormones & enzymes which are required for the smoother physiological processes.
How to use:
- You can either massage by using orange essential oil with a carrier oil. (or)
- You can add orange essential oil and carrier oil in a diffuser.
Infections: When you are injured on any place of your body and when we have any cuts or abrasion, the injury might become worse because of bacterial infection.
When you are injured or got hit by any of the iron objects, there are some chances of getting infected by tetanus germs which leads to septic.
Using Orange essential oil in the diluted form on the infected area will enable you to experience good healing results.
Orange oil heals the cuts or wounds by inhibiting the microbial growth and by disinfecting the wounds.
How to Use:
- When you want to buy orange essential oil, you should make sure that the oil is 100% pure, high quality and therapeutic grade and tested brand like Owlpure and
- Ensure the orange oil has to be mixed with the carrier oil and can be applied to the infected area or wounded area.
Mouth Ulcers and Dental Hygiene: If you are suffering from the mouth ulcers, there is no need to use powerful and chemical content mouthwashes to get rid of Mouth Ulcers.
You can overcome the mouth ulcers by using a natural and safe antiseptic orange oil mouthwash.
Dental Hygiene: Gum Infections, bad breath and inflammatory conditions like Gingivitis and pyorrhea are treated and controlledwith the help of Orange essential oil.
How to Use:
- Take a small bowl and add a small teaspoon of salt with 5-6 drops of Orange essential oil and it has to be mixed vigorously.
- Put the above-prepared blend in your mouth and gargle it for 2-3 minutes to remove your mouth ulcers and to keep its hygiene.
Anti-Cancer: The compounds that are present in the Orange essential oil are being researched for cancer-fighting potential.
One of the major components of orange essential oil is D limonene that has been researched for decades for its anticancer benefits.
As per the research, D-limonene is considered as an effective component against breast cancer cells.
In 2014 American study, 43 women were affected with breast cancer tumors. The role of dietary D-Limonene was examined. It was found that D Limonene is equipped with a wide range of anticancer properties.
The Journal of Molecular Nutrition and Food Research in 2009 says that Orange Peel that consists of phytochemicals hindered the growth of lung cancer cells.
D Limonene also obstructs the stimulation of pancreatic cancer cells.
Insect RepellantWhen you are surrounded by some unwanted visitors like flies and mosquitos, you can use Orange essential oil which acts as a natural insect repellant.