Sweet orange (citrus sinensis) oil has a sweet, fresh, and tangy smell, is yellow and orange in color and watery in viscosity. This evergreen tree has dark green leaves and white flowers and bright orange round fruit with roughish skin. The trees are native to China. This unpretentious essential oil is used in aromatherapy to create the feeling of happiness and warmth, while calming nervous digestive problems.
Cold and Flu. Apply Orange oil topically on the throat and chest. Diffuse.
Stress / Frustration. Apply Orange oil topically on the temples, forehead, and back of neck during times of feeling under pressure from nervous tension or stress.
Bad Mood. Rub a drop of Orange oil on the temples, forehead and under the nose which will help to create a feeling of happiness.
Sleep. Rub a couple drops of Orange oil under the nose and on the bottom of the feet before bedtime to get good quality sleep. Great for children.
Bloatiness. Rub 2 drops of Orange oil on the stomach and gut area to help balance water retention.
Constipation. Rub 2-3 drops of Orange oil on the stomach to help stimulate bowl movement.
Arthritis in Pets. For arthritic pets, massage Orange oil diluted with coconut or vegetable oil on location or add a drop in the food.
Anti-Inflammatory. Orange rubbed on the area of inflammation give quick relief.
Anti-Spasmodic. Orange Essential oil helps to relax the muscular and nervous spasm to give relief.A couple drops on the tongue or rub on the area that is having the spasm.