Oshadhi - Professional Aromatherapy Sweet Orange Extra Certified Organic Essential Oil - 5 ml.
Oshadhi Sweet Orange (Citrus sinensis) Extra Certified Organic Essential Oil has a fresh, sweet, citrus aroma that everyone loves, and this oil also has many wonderful properties. Gentle and soothing, it can lift the spirits and help promote a restful night. Children love it, and this oil can be used in a diffuser to add a cheery note to your child's or your own room. It blends well with Lavender.
Orange is an eternally popular oil with a happy and uplifting fragrance. Children love its smell, and its soothing and comforting quality makes it suitable for use in a room diffuser to calm any over excitement. When used in massage blends, it is a great support for the lymphatic and digestive system, helping to eliminate toxins. This quality lends also itelf to anti-cellulite blends, and it also finds a use in skin care for a variety of conditions. Sweet Orange and Bitter Orange are different varieties, and although their properties and uses overlap to a large extent, Bitter Orange is more phototoxic. Orange essential oil blends well with spice oils such as Cinnamon, Clove, Coriander, and with Frankincense, Myrrh, Lavender and Clary Sage.
Part of plant: Rind
Cultivation: Certified organic
Extraction: Cold pressed
Country of origin: Italy
Aroma: Citrus, fresh, fruity
Description: The orange tree is native to China and is extensively cultivated in the United States. It is a small evergreen with smooth, oval leaves, round green fruit that turns orange when ripe, and small white, fragrant flowers. The essential oil is espressed from the rind and is also known as an essence. It is highly regarded for its use in skin care as well as its psychological benefits.
Physical: Helps fight cold and flu. Aids digestive processes. Calms a nervous stomach. Eases water retention.
Psychological: Eases nervousness and tension. Uplifts and eases mild depression. Revives and energizes.
Subtle: Brings in positive energy. Nourishes the soul with joy. Clarifies dull and oily skin. Reduces puffiness. Softens wrinkles, strengthens the epidermis, increases circulation, and improves cellular hydration. May be helpful for cellulite. A good, general skin tonic.
USING ESSENTIAL OILS EVERY DAY!
Diffusers disperse essential oils into the air with a cool air stream or gentle warmth. They are ideal for cleansing and purifying the air and for creating a mood-setting, fragrant atmosphere. Use 4-8 drops of essential oil on the replaceable cartridge or pad for cool air diffusion. Use 25 drops or more in a nebulizer. Use 3-5 drops on warming diffusers. Refresh as needed.
Massage and Body Oil
Massage is considered by many to be one of the best ways to experience aromatherapy due to the combined benefits of touch and essential oils. Massage relaxes muscles and improves muscle tone, circulation, and lymph flow. it relieves physical tension and, in turn, mental stress. Standard dilution is 20 drops of essential oil to 2 ounces of vegetable oil or fragrance-free lotion. Sensitive skin may require a lower amount, such as 10 drops in 2 ounces, or less if necessary.
It's easy to make your own therapeutic massage oils using Oshadhi synergy blends. Simply add one-half of the 10 ml bottle of essential oil into one 200 ml bottle of Oshadhi organic carrier oil such as sweet almond, hazelnut, or sunflower. This makes a 2 1/2% dilution--perfect for a therapeutic massage and body oil.
Baths combine the restorative effects of both water and essential oils in a most pleasurable way. They are perfect to relieve muscle strain, soothe skin conditions, and promote emotional balance. Use 8-10 drops to a full tub of water. it is best to add the essential oil after you have immersed yourself, so you receive the full benefits of the oils as they begin to diffuse in the warm water.
Inhale the fragrance, three or four times, through the nose directly from the bottle or from a tissue sprinkled with 4 drops of essential oil.
Certain situations require a specific, direct application. In these cases, a stronger dilution is used for a brief period of time. The essential oils can be diluted in a carrier oil, or other medium such as aloe vera gel or witch hazel. Certain essential oils such as lavender and tea tree can be used undiluted for small areas such as an insect bite or scratch. Experiment with the strength and adjust to a higher dilution if there is skin irritation. To start: 10 drops of essential oil in 1 teaspoon of carrier oil.
After your shower, put 3-5 drops of essential oil in your hands and rub them together. While your skin is till damp from the shower, quickly and evenly spread the oil over your arms, legs, and torso. Allow to dry.
Foot baths are a wonderful way to pamper yourself--perfect when you do not have time for a full bath. Remember: when your feet feel good, you feel good all over! Use 2-4 drops in a tub of water. Adjust the temperature of the water to suit your needs: cool water invigorates and energizes, warm water sedates and relaxes.
A compress is a clean, damp, folded cloth that has been infused with essential oils and then applied to the skin. It employs either warm or cool water, depending on its use. Fill a basin with water and add 2-5 drops of essential oil. Stir briskly, lay in the cloth, wring, and apply.
Put one drop of essential oil on the hot rocks or mix 5 drops of essential oil in one cup of water and pour over rocks.
Personal fragrancing is an alluring way to express yourself. Mix 10-20 drops of essential oil in 1 tablespoon of jojoba oil. Apply to one or more of the pulse points--behind the ears, underside of the wrist, inner elbow, behind the knees, and on the backs of the ankles.
Using aromatics for meditation and spiritual focus has been used for thousands of years. Oshadhi has several oils well-suited for this purpose, such as frankincense, patchouli, sandalwood, and myrrh. Diffuse in the area or put a drop in your hands, rub them together and inhale the aroma.
Add to Cosmetics
Essential oils can be added to pre-made, fragrance-free products. Use 10-15 drops per 2 ounces of moisturizer; 20-3- drops per 8 ounces of lotion; 20 drops per 8 ounces of shampoo; and 20-30 drops per 8 ounces of conditioner.
Misting is a convenient way to impart the enticing aroma of essential oils in the room or on your skin. Fill an 8 ounce mister bottle with 20-30 drops of essential oils. Shake vigorously each time before misting.
Anointing is an ancient, spiritual practice used to bless, show recognition, offer protection, and to heal. Anointing literally means "to touch with oil." Use 4 drops of essential oil mixed in 1 teaspoon of jojoba or olive oil.