Sweet Orange Essential Oil

Like a warm summer day, Sweet Orange Essential Oil's bright & sunny aroma sparks contentment & relaxation and reduces stress & tension!

  • Refreshing when diffused - this gorgeous, cheerful, sweet and citrusy scent fades away anxiety and spreads cheer
  • Clarifies congested and oily skin - when used topically, this natural astringent has a cleansing effect on the skin
  • Rich in antioxidants & anti-inflammatory properties - it helps protect the skin from environmental damage such as pollution and free radicals, soothes swelling and reduces pain caused due to swollen tissues
  • Organic, Sustainable and Ethically-sourced - this 100% pure, non GMO essential oil of Sweet Orange comes with an easy to use dropper to ensure no wastage, no messiness; we use 100% Recyclable Packaging
  • High quality, GC/MS tested - all our essential oils are ethically produced and are free from pesticides or chemical fertilisers
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Considered a symbol of good fortune in Chinese culture, it's no coincidence that Sweet Oranges and their essential oils have a wealth of benefits to offer.

Sweet Oranges originate from Southwest China and are in fact a natural cross between a Mandarin Orange and Pomelo, retaining characteristics of both fruits. They feature often in Traditional Chinese Medicine, especially using the dried peel to support healthy digestion and breathing.

Orange seeds eventually found their way around the world via trade routes and are now one of the most common fruit trees grown globally. The cheerful, warming aroma of Sweet Orange Essential Oil became popular in the 20th century and was used in products from detergent to deodorant due to its fresh citrusy smell and cleansing properties.

Like other citrus-origin essential oils, Sweet Orange Essential Oil is a natural astringent that clarifies congested and oily skin. Being rich in antioxidants, this oil also protects skin from environmental damage, such as pollution and free radicals.

The benefits of Sweet Orange Oil are more than skin deep - it’s also a natural anti-inflammatory that soothes swelling and may reduce pain caused by swollen tissue.

Every essential oil unit comes in an amber frosted glass bottle with an easy to use dropper and includes a batch number and best before date. The Certificate of Analysis (CoA) and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) are available upon request.

icon-attributes Product Attributes

GC/MS Tested

Ethically sourced

Water-soluble

Pesticides

Chemical fertilisers

Organic

Non-GMO

Cruelty-free

Therapeutic grade

icon-specifications Specifications

  • Botanical name: Citrus sinensis
  • Family: Rutaceae
  • Aroma: Fruity, Citrusy
  • Plant part: Fruit peel
  • Note classification: Top
  • Extraction method: Cold pressed
  • Appearance: Yellowish orange to Dark orange liquid
  • Usage: Aromatherapy and Topical applications

icon-safety_info Safety Information

  • Iryasa Essential Oils are highly concentrated - always dilute with an appropriate carrier oil before using directly on skin
  • Not for internal use, except if directed by an expert or a qualified practitioner.
  • Never use undiluted essential oils near eyes or mucous membranes
  • Store in a dark, cool & dry place
  • Keep out of reach of children
  • Sweet Orange Essential Oil can be phototoxic - topical application should be avoided prior to exposure to direct sunlight

icon-how_to_use How to Use

  • A few drops of Sweet Orange Essential Oil added to a diffuser helps to purify air and creates a positive atmosphere with its uplifting aroma. We recommend 8-12 drops per 100mL of water.
  • Diluted in an appropriate carrier oil, Sweet Orange Essential Oil can be used as a massage oil to target aches and pains or can be used as a natural perfume.
  • To clarify and cleanse your skin, use 12-15 drops of Sweet Orange Essential Oil mixed with 30mL Sweet Almond Oil

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Product FAQs

What’s the difference between Sweet Orange and Bitter Orange Essential Oils?

While these oils seem similar, they actually come from two different trees. Bitter Orange Oil is made from the rinds of the Citrus aurantium tree - these oranges are actually too bitter to eat and their use is often limited to preparing marmalades. 

The most important difference is that Bitter Orange Essential Oil is phototoxic while the Sweet Orange is not unless it is distilled.

Note: We use cold pressed method to extract our Sweet Orange Essential Oil and not steam distillation.

What makes up Sweet Orange Essential Oil?

Sweet Orange Essential Oil is made of a unique combination of compounds. One of the key components is Limonene - research has shown that Limonene is a potent antioxidant and can help support the body’s own natural detoxification processes. Some of the other components contained in Sweet Orange Oil that nurture and support overall well-being are: β- Myrcene, α-Pinene, Citronellol, Geraniol and Linalool.

What part of the fruit does Sweet Orange Essential Oil come from?

Unlike other essential oils that tend to come from the leaves of the plant, Sweet Orange Essential Oil comes from the rind. Have you ever peeled a Mandarin and noticed the small bursts of fragrance from its skin? Those are tiny pockets of essential oil that are being popped, releasing that fresh, citrusy fragrance.