Tangerine Essential Oil. Description, Benefits & Uses


Tangerines have a rich history of use in Chinese culture as well as Chinese medicine and the essential oil is used today in aromatherapy to treat a variety of physical and mental conditions.

Tangerine essential oil is a citrus oil extracted from Mandarin oranges, also known as Tangerines. It has a Chinese sister, Mandarin essential oil, which is a more powerful sedative. It shares many other properties with Tangerine essential oil. Tangerine essential oil is usually produced in European nations and the Americas while Mandarin essential oil is Chinese.

Tangerine (Citrus Madurensis) belongs to the family of citrus fruits. Evergreen tree with height of 2-3 m. It is cultivated in the Mediterranean and Indo-China, Japan, China, Georgia. The essential oil is obtained from tangerine peel by cold pressing. The finished aroma oil has yellow and bright tangerine flavor.

Effects & Actions of Tangerine Essential Oil

Effects of tangerine essential oil on the internal organs and systems

  • choleretic
  • antispasmodic
  • tonic
  • soothing
  • softening

Usage of tangerine oil in cosmetology

  • Prevents the formation of stretch marks at race weight and pregnancy.
  • Tones, refreshes tired skin.
  • Smooths the epidermis.
  • Natural treatment for cellulite.
  • Consume 1-2 drops of tangerine oil inside (never apply oil on the skin in its pure form!) Juice contributes to more effectively and quick sunburn, preventing burns and stains.

Effects of tangerine oil on the psycho-emotional sphere

  • The aroma of tangerine inspires, prevents depression and anxiety, creates a sense of joy and hope.
  • It relieves fatigue, irritability.
  • The perfect fragrance for a productive and lofty intellectual communication.
  • Mobilizes personal intelligence.

Domestic use of tangerine oil: fragrance control.

Effects of tangerine oil in bio-energy field

Fragrance – paint, according to the aura of bright, fresh colors, prompting the spiritual creativity. Supply construction materials for the restoration of the energy building in diseases and routine lifestyle. It helps to find peace of imagination and high light images. For women who are pregnant, tangerine oil is surrounded by a mysterious mist, woven from the wisdom and mysteries, allowing harmoniously merge the two energies: contemplation and comprehension. Expectant mother and the fetus – a better understanding of mood and personality traits of each other, between them there are idyllic tenderness and trust.

Use in cooking: aromatization of wines, liqueurs, vodka, confectionery and tea.

Benefits of Tangerine Essential Oil for Health

It provides excellent health deficiency, stimulates the absorption of vitamins. It makes it easy to go through the very long and hard winter as it is a source of essential pro-vitamins and increases the resistance and protective properties of the organism.

Eliminates bleeding and inflammation of the gums.

Oil optimizes digestion is easy cholagogue. Eliminates fermentation and putrefaction in the intestines. It is useful for stimulating a lack of appetite after illness or depression. It cleanses the body out of toxins.

It prevents the accumulation of excess weight and loss of elasticity of the contours of the body. It optimizes the exchange of blood in the tissues.

Tangerine oil is truly called a baby oil, it helps children to easily find the desired image in the vast sea of his imagination, develops children regardless of the opinion of others, encouraging them to not just copy and reproduce what he saw, heard in individual forms of creativity. Due to its mild effect tangerine oil in France is often considered the baby and was used in digestive problems in children, as well as to get rid of belching and hiccups. Dissolution of up to 2% in almond oil can be gently rubbed into the baby’s tummy, always in a clockwise direction.

Tangerine – one of those oils that can be used without fear during pregnancy: it does not hurt any expectant mother or the child.

Calms the nerves, premenstrual syndrome, promotes removal of liquid urinary syndrome.

Oil protects against great tensile traces and removes scars.

Contraindications in usage of tangerine oil

Check the flavor of individual tolerance.

Tangerine oil should not be applied on the body when sunbathing. This is because it is a citrus-based oil, and like many other citrus-based oils, it is highly photosensitive. Applying oil on your body while you’re out in the sun, could lead to rashes, burns, and allergic reactions. This could further worsen existing skin conditions. In certain cases, tangerine oil can also lead to excessive tanning when it is applied on the skin and exposed to the sun for too long.

Blends well with: jasmine, neroli, cypress, rosewood, basil, coriander, lavender, marjoram, palmarosa, chamomile, black pepper and all citrus.

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