Essential oil of mandarin (Citrus reticulata)

Essential oil of mandarin (Citrus reticulata)

Mandarin’s considered the most calming of all essential oils. It’s prolific in methyl methylanthranilate, camphene, citral, sabinene, nerol, gamma-terpinolene, alpha thujone, geraniol, limonene, beta pinene, linalool, alpha pinene, myrcene, citronellal, geranial, and terpineol.

Some health and medicinal benefits of mandarin essential oil are:

  • Rejuvenating the skin - through improved blood and lymph circulation
  • Stimulating new cell and tissue growth, including that of the skin
  • Reducing the appearance of age spots, wrinkles, scars, surgery marks, and stretch marks
  • Toning oily skin
  • Fast treatment of skin diseases
  • Fast healing of wounds - protecting wounds from viral, bacterial, and fungal infection
  • Treating muscular spasms, as well as spasms of the nervous, digestive, and respiratory system
  • Soothing pain and nausea
  • Treating diarrhea
  • Promoting digestion
  • Preventing stomach ulcers and infections
  • Promoting a healthy appetite
  • Strengthening the liver and stimulating its function
  • Discharging excess gas from the body
  • Reducing the incidence of constipation
  • Purifying the blood, detoxifying the body and preventing diseases like gout, acne, and boils
  • Boosting immunity
  • Controlling insomnia
  • Relieving arthritic and rheumatic pain
  • Improving mood - relaxing the nervous system, reducing stress and anxiety