mandarinoilMandarin Essential Oil properties
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Mandarin Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Citrus reticulata

Common Method of Extraction: Cold Pressed/Expressed
Color: Greenish Orange
Consistency: Thin
Perfumery Note: Top
Strength of Initial Aroma: Medium
Aromatic Description: Very sweet, citrusy, fruity.

Possible Uses: Acne, dull skin, insomnia, oily skin, scars, spots, stress, wrinkles. [Julia Lawless, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (Rockport, MA: Element Books, 1995), 56-67.]

Constituents: Limonene, methyl methylanthranilate, geraniol, citral, citronellal. [Julia Lawless, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (Rockport, MA: Element Books, 1995), 121.]

Safety Information: Essential Oil Safety by Robert Tisserand does not indicate any special precautions when using this oil. [Robert Tisserand, Essential Oil Safety (United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone, 1995), 219.]

By jessica neaves




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  1. Grace on July 26, 2009 6:05 pm

    Storing essential oils in a corked bottle is not a good idea. Preferably the seal should be a plastic or tin cap in order to retain the purity of the oil’s properties.

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