This therapeutic-grade mandarin oil is extracted from the fresh peels of the fruit and contains a wealth of natural compounds that offer numerous health benefits. Some of the key compounds include alpha thujone, alpha pinene, beta pinene, camphene, citral, citronellal, gamma terpinolene, geranial, geraniol, limonene, linalool, methyl methylanthranilate, myrcene, nerol, sabinene and terpineol.
Aromatherapy using mandarin oil can be helpful for treating stomach cramps, indigestion, constipation, depression, anxiety, grief, nervousness, PMS and stretch marks during pregnancy. It can also be used to improve sleep quality in those suffering from insomnia and to reduce fluid retention and obesity. Finally, mandarin oil can help boost mood and alleviate feelings of dejection.
Mandarin Oil Uses:
Mandarin oil can be used in a diffuser or diluted with a carrier oil and applied topically to the skin. For stomach issues, add a few drops of mandarin oil to a glass of warm water and drink slowly. To improve sleep quality, add several drops of mandarin oil to your diffuser before bedtime. For mood enhancement, diffuse mandarin oil throughout the day or add it to an unscented lotion and apply it to your skin.
When using mandarin oil aromatherapy, it is important to start with a low concentration and increase gradually as needed. This will help you avoid any potential negative side effects such as headaches, nausea or dizziness. As with all essential oils, pregnant women.