Orange essential oil is brought to large use in Aromatherapy, as it is considered to bring calm and peace to the person, to whom this oil is applied. The botanical name for this aromatic plant is citrus sinensis, however, it is more commonly known by the name orange. It belongs to the Rutaceae family and is called Portugal or China orange. It has a very pleasant, sweet and citrusy aroma.
Orange essential oil efficiently tackles the problem of colds and flu. It detoxifies the body and boosts the lymphatic system. At the same time, it also takes care of the collagen formation in the skin. It is known to possess antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, sedative and antiseptic therapeutic properties. The shelf life of oil extracted from sweet orange is usually 6 months. Talking about the consistency, it is pretty thin in consistency.