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Ingredients: 100% pure orange oil
Aroma: Fresh, sweet orange peel
Attributes: Refreshing, uplifting, invigorating
Orange You Delightful Blend: Add 10 drops of orange oil and 25 drops of vanilla concentrate oil to a diffuser and enjoy.
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed from fresh fruit peel
Specific Gravity: 0.842-0.846
Refractive Index: 1.471-1.474
NOTE: Dropper insert is not included with the 4 oz. size bottle
Oranges are mentioned in ancient Chinese writings as early as 2400 BC, and, like most citrus fruits, were heavily traded and widely popular as a food and a fragrance. It takes 1,000 lbs. of fresh oranges to make 10 lbs. of Orange Oil. NOW Sweet Orange Oil is naturally cold-pressed from fresh orange peels. This essential oil is 100% pure.
Fun fact: On Chinese New Year, oranges are given as gifts to symbolize happiness and prosperity.
Orange oil is one of the best aromatics for the beginner. Besides lending a quality ambiance to any environment, orange oil is basically foolproof to use. It mixes well with many essential oils, plus softens and warms up the blend. It also has a variety of therapeutic uses, from relaxing mind and spirit to boosting circulation to protecting wood. It's user-friendly in nature, and inexpensive to keep on hand. Historically, oranges have been associated with generosity and gratitude, and symbolized innocence and fertility. Native to China and India, oranges are now grown in abundance in the Americas, Israel, and the Mediterranean.
Mixes well with: Almost all essential oils, but especially well with allspice, anise, basil, bergamot, cinnamon, citronella, clary sage, clove, eucalyptus, frankincense, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, hyssop, jasmine, juniper, lemon, marjoram, oregano, neroli, nutmeg, palmarosa, patchouli, rosewood, sage, sandalwood, and ylang ylang.
NOW® Essential Oils are analytically tested for identity, purity and adulteration to assure the highest quality.