Orange Sweet Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Citrus sinensis
Plant Part: Peels
Extraction Method: Cold Press
Description: Sweet Orange is derived from an evergreen tree. It Is smaller than the bitter orange tree, and less hardy with fewer or no spines. The fruit itself has a sweet pulp with no bitter membrane.
Five fold citrus essential oils are more concentrated than the regular citrus essential oils, and the increased concentration makes the essential oil fragrance much stronger.
Aroma Strength: Strong
Aromatic Scent: Sweet Orange essential oil has a sweet, citrus smell much like the orange peels it is derived from, only more intense and concentrated.
History: There is some argument, but it is believed that Sweet Orange was brought to Europe by the Arabs in the First century along with the Bitter Orange.
Cautions: Some aromatherapists have reported that a small percentage of few people have experienced dermatitis from the limonene content of Sweet Orange.