Spring Blend Essential Oil
Below you will find all the information you need on each of the oils in this delightful Spring Blend! Read on to learn the benefits of each oil in the blend, physical, psychological, TCM (traditional Chinese Medicine) and energetic. Don’t forget to read the safety instructions and suggested uses! And for the information junkies like me, there’s all the information you could ever need about each oil.
- Settles digestive system.
- Prevents and eases spasms and cramps.
- Excellent for constipation, flatulence, diarrhoea and irritable bowel.
- Normalises peristaltic actions of intestines.
- May be used to improve bile flow and fat metabolism.
- Stimulates lymph fluids, which can help with swollen tissue.
- Properties of this oil overlap with neroli, and is considered to have a mild sedative and antidepressant effect.
- May be helpful with anxiety, nervousness and insomnia.
- For a relaxing effect, it may be used with bergamot, geranium, lavender, neroli and sandalwood.
- Sweet orange is a joyful oil, positive.
- It harmonises feelings and wakens creativity.
- It’s great when you are taking life too seriously and you’ve forgotten how to laugh.
- Also when you feel tense, nervous or withdrawn.
- Helps to reduce fear of the unknown and help greet new adventures.
- Helps to circulate stagnant qi, especially in the liver, stomach and intestines.
- One of the best all round oils for the digestive system.
- Helps to balance the wood element, by supporting the liver in the smooth flow of qi.
- Stagnant qi and imbalance in the wood element creates anger, and sweet orange will help us to relax whenever we feel anger, irritability and irritation
- Bursting with vitality
- Brings happiness to the heavy heart and those who are lost
- Gives us the determination to invigorate our sense of being
- Nourishes the soul
- Helps us to be confident and loving
- Helps when feeling gloomy, when there is no light at the end of the tunnel
- Access light-heartedness
- Radiate inner warmth that helps you too loosen up and find your sense of humour
Clinical studies support effectiveness as an antidepressant, antimicrobial, antiseptic and anxiolytic oil
How to use
GRAS – generally recognised as safe
According to Battaglia, sweet orange oil is not considered to be phototoxic
Do not ingest essential oils unless under the direct supervision of a qualified aromatherapist or medical herbalist – even if an oil is sold to you as food grade.
Do not apply undiluted oils to the skin
Botanical name: Citrus Sinensis
Plant species: There are many different species of citrus sinesis, the weeter versions are navel, jaffa, and Valencia, which are where sweet orange oils are sourced from
Method of extraction: Cold pressed from the outer skin of the fruit
Traditional uses: The dried peel has traditionally been used for centuries since Ancient China for coughs, colds and anorexia