Native to Asia, the tree migrated to Europe in the early 19th century where it was renamed the “tangerine”. Today it is cultivated in North Africa, the Mediterranean and North and South America. Tangerines are similar to mandarins but are slightly larger with a more yellow complexion. Tangerines were used extensively in Chinese medicine for a range of ailments including sexual impotence, breast tenderness and lymphatic clearing. Tangerine essential oil is effective at treating various skin issues such as healing scars, stretch marks and acne. Its a good solution for oily skin. It also boosts the immune system by stimulating the lymph glands. It is a potent antioxidant and reduces signs of inflammation. It has an uplifting quality which helps mild cases of depression when diffused throughout the air.
*This oil is photo-toxic and should not be used in sun care products.
Topical: Dilute 1 drop of Essential Oil to 4 drops of a carrier oil (Almond Oil, Jojoba Oil, Hemp seed Oil etc.) and apply to desired area(s) as needed. Test on a small area of skin before using.
Diffusing: An essential oil diffuser provides aromatherapy benefits as well as a great way to freshen up your home without overpowering the senses. Add 5-10 drops of essential oil per 100ml of water or add as desired.
- Botanical Name: Citrus reticulata blanco var tangerina
- Origin: Italy
- Method: Cold Pressed
- Plant Part: Fruit Peel
- Aroma: Fresh, Radiant, Tangy sweet
Consult your doctor or licensed aromatherapist before using this product (Especially if being used during pregnancy). Do not use undiluted on the skin. Discontinue use if skin sensitivity occurs.
Caution: Keep out of the reach of children. Not for internal use.
Storage: Keep in a cool, dark place
Shelf Life: 2 Years