Legend: Tangerines were originally brought to Europe and then the United States via China. The name ‘tangerine’ is derived from the ancient, walled Moorish town of Tangier in northern Morocco, where the fruit grows in abundance.
Heal your body: Helpful with the digestive system, helping with gastric complaints like flatulence, diarrhea, constipation. Stimulates the flow of bile, therefore helping to digest fats. A popular massage choice in pregnancy since it is useful for the vitamin C content and it also helps to relax cramped muscles. Good for PMS. It is a useful skin tonic and could help smooth out stretch marks.
Botanical Name: Citrus Reticulata var. tangerine
Place of Origin: Morocco
Plant Part: Fruit Peel
Colour: Yellow to Orange
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Aromatic Scent: Fresh, sweet, citrusy, similar to the brighter aroma of tangerine peels (as compared to orange peels), but more concentrated.
Common Method of Extraction: Cold pressed
Directions: There are many ways to use essential oils, such as burning them in an oil burner, but remember never apply neat to the skin unless it has been mixed with a carrier oil such as jojoba first. For more ways to use essential oils visit our Methods of use section.
Warnings: Not for internal use. Avoid contact with eyes. Not to be used neat on the body. Always dilute. Adults Only. Keep out of reach of children. If symptoms persist consult your healthcare practitioner. Not recommended for sensitive skin. May be phototoxic when applied to the skin, therefore not recommended for those who use sunbeds and sunbake etc.
Magnifiscense Essential Oils should not be used as a substitute for medical or psychological care. Appropriate use of the product is expressly your responsibility.