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One of the most gentle essential oils. Excellent oil for use with children to calm tantrums and the terrible two's. Also a boon for stretch marks.
Scent description: Sweet, floral, citrus.
Extraction: Mandarin is a volatile oil obtained by cold pressing the peels of mandarin oranges. It produces a golden yellow oil.
Constituents/Active Ingredients: Limonene, methyl-anthranilate, geraniol, citral, citronellal, amongst others.
General: Mandarin pure essential oil is often used by pregnant women and the elderly. Massage gently on tummy area for tummy upsets. Use 1 - 3% in carrier oil, a few drops in the bath at bedtime or used in an oil burner. Gentle action, nice to relax children - good for tantrums and when they are over-excited. Good for oily skin, a skin toner. Women may like to use it to prevent or lessen stretch marks: 1 drop Lavender, 2 drops Mandarin, to 10ml Sweet Almond oil. May be used daily.
Historical: Traditionally given as a gift to the mandarins of China.
Properties: Antiseptic, antifungal, relaxing, calming, tonic, a mild diuretic and laxative. A gentle and safe oil for the young or fragile.
Pure Essential Oil of Mandarin - a purely natural product.