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Orange

Effects: Refreshing, Relaxing

Aroma: Top note

Scent: Fresh, Citrus

Combines well with: Frankincense, Lavender, Rosemary

 
Properties:

Antidepressant, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Detoxifying, Sedative, Tonic

 
Uses:
  • Anxiety
  • Cellulite
  • Consitpation
  • Depression
  • Diarrhoea
  • Digestive Problems
  • Dry, Sensitive, or Aging Skin
  • Flatulence
  • Indigestion
  • Insomnia
  • Muscle Aches and Pains
  • Nervous Tension
  • Respiratory Conditions
  • Stress
Contra-indications:


Orange has antispasmodic properties and should not be used during pregnancy. Orange may irritate sensitive skin (use well diluted). Orange is also a photosensitizer (increases the skins reaction to sunlight making it more likely to burn) so it should not be used when exposed to sunlight or tanning beds.

 

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