||European mandarin, naartjie, tangerine, true mandarin.
||8008-31-9, F.E.M.A. : 2657
||Plant Parts Used
||Color & Odor
||It is sweet and tangy and yellowy orange color Liquid
@22C with Fresh Orange Mandarin odor
The Tangerine oil is extracted from Citrus reticulata of the Rutaceae
family by cold pressed method.
Constituents & Specifications :
limonene, metyl methylanthraniate and smaller amounts of geraniol, citral
Specific Gravity :
0.84700 - 0.84820 @ 72°F
Refractive Index :
1.47420 1.47540 @ 72°F
It has good medicinal properties and is helpful for treating acne,
insomnia, dull skin, oily skin, spots, It is antiseptic, antispasmodic,
cytophylactic, depurative, sedative, stomachic and tonic.
Benefits & Uses :
- Tangerine oil is soothing to the nervous system and has a tonic
effect on the digestive system, while helping flatulence, diarrhea and
constipation. It is also useful for the skin and is used to help with
stretch marks, increasing circulation and reducing fluid retention.
- This tangy and zesty essential oil has some great properties to help
relieve stress and digestive problems, but is mostly used to increase
circulation to the skin, reducing fluid retention and to help prevent
- As a blended massage oil or diluted in the bath, tangerine oil can
assist the nervous system, reduce flatulence, diarrhea, constipation,
and other digestive complaints, but also increase circulation to the
skin, reduce fluid retention and help prevent stretch marks.