Latin Name: Citrus Nobilis
Part of Plant Used: Fruit Peel
Extraction Method: Cold Expression
This oil is very gentle and is hence said to be used for treating even children and pregnant women, one of the few oils to be used this way.
With its tonic and stimulating effect on both the stomach and the liver it is helpful for digestive problems.
Mandarin oil is also useful for treating acne, oily skin and spots. It is supposed to help ease problems such as fluid retention and obesity as well.
The oil, diluted around 1-2% in a carrier oil, is massaged gently on a child’s tummy to relieve a tummy ache.
A few drops in the bath calms hyperactive children.
Used in an oil burner, it dispels depression and relieves anxiety.