Utilise all the Health Benefits of this Essential Oil!
Orange oil is a lovely essential oil which is used in aromatherapy to aid a feeling of happiness. Orange oil has many therapeutic qualities and this essence is easily sourced from good retail outlets or through specialist aromatherapy websites. The shelf life of this essential oil is only about 6 months but it has many uses such as calming digestive disorders and alleviating cold and flu symptoms. As with all essential oils, Orange oil should be researched before purchase because it should not be used if the wearer is going to be out in sunlight for any extended period of time.
Orange oil can be used to increase the effects of the immune system which is extremely important and it can also help to eliminate toxins from the body. A natural diuretic, it helps to stimulate the lymphatic system and is great for balancing water retention which so many women suffer from.
Orange oil can also help ease constipation but for many, one of its most beneficial qualities is that it can help to balance stress.
There are several different ways to use Orange oil at home and these include the following:
- Use the oil in a vaporizer as this will help to create a warm and happy atmosphere, thus combating stress and any nervous tension. It is an ideal oil to use when children are around as it will help them to fall asleep at night.
- When mixed with a lotion, it can be applied as a skin tonic as it is excellent at improving dermatitis and acne. It is also beneficial for the more mature skins and can start to assist the lymphatic system.
- When used in a bath, the oil can help to assist in the fight against colds and flu, boosting the immune system. It can be used purely from the relaxation perspective as the aroma does help to calm tension.
It can be blended with a variety of different oils but it is worthwhile experimenting with your own blends, once you become more proficient with the oils and their properties. When creating your own personal first aid kit, always ensure that Orange Oil is included.