Benefits of mandarin essential oil – General benefits and origin
Mandarin essential oil is obtained by cold pressing the rinds of mandarin fruits. It is yellow in color and has a citrus, warm, sweet and penetrating aroma.
It has antiseptic and antifungal properties so it is useful to prevent and improve acne, psoriasis and dermatitis. It is also used to heal wounds, boils and abscesses.
As it has antispasmodic properties, mandarin essential oil is used to control spasms (muscle tension, epilepsy, seizures).
It is used in massage therapy, mixed with a carrier oil, to improve circulation and to fight cellulite and orange-peel. It also alleviates the pain caused by varicose veins, blood clots, rheumatism and arthritis.
Benefits of mandarin essential oil for the skin
Mandarin essential oil is very popular for its multiple benefits for the skin. It helps eliminate toxins from the body and impurities of the skin and is effective to prevent the appearance of stretch marks and to attenuate scars.
Due to its high content of antioxidants (vitamin C and E), mandarin essential oil helps fight free radicals by promoting the production and synthesis of collagen and elastin and thus slowing down the symptoms of premature aging of the skin, such as wrinkles, fine lines and skin blemishes.
Benefits of mandarin essential oil for hair
Mandarin essential oil moisturizes, strengthens and adds shine to the hair. It also promotes its growth and is used to treat dandruff.
Benefits of mandarin essential oil for the mind
Mandarin essential oil is used to treat emotional imbalances such as anxiety, irritability, stress and nervousness. Its relaxing, soothing, sedative and anxiolytic effects help appease the mind. It brings optimism, dynamism, joy and self-confidence. It also helps fight insomnia.
Blends well with:
Other citrus oils such as lime, lemon, orange and grapefruit and with spicy oils such as cinnamon, clove, laurel and nutmeg.
Do not apply directly on the skin. Do not use before exposing yourself to the sun (phototoxic product). Do not use in children under 1 year. As it is not a distillate, it is more sensitive to oxidation, so it should be kept in the refrigerator once it has been opened and used within a maximum period of one year.
INCI: Citrus Reticulata (Mandarin) Peel Oil
Limonene < 75%, linalool < 0,3%