Oil Summary: Blood Orange a variety of our Sweet Orange Essential Oil. Even though they share the same botanical name and are quite similar they still have some differences. Blood Orange getting it’s name from the beautiful blood red color that the fruit produces. It has a slightly more enticing and tart aroma than Sweet Orange does. Orange oil has for long been recommended for people with poor immunity. HIV/AIDS patients are always advised to consume this type of essential oil since it can work well towards improving their immune system. In 2003, an in-depth research was done whereby Limonene was fed to mice. After a few months, the tests indicated a remarkable increase in white blood cells. The conclusion was that orange essential oil has the capacity to raise your immunity. One of the key benefits of consuming orange essential oil is the reduction of blood pressure. What happens is that contraction of blood vessels is prevented hence allowing slower motion of blood. Studies done in 2014 indicated that orange essential oil carries flavonoid naringin that is considered very effective in terms of antihypertensive and cardio-protective qualities. This is the reason why orange essential oil is considered an ideal cure for heart conditions.
Botanical Name: Citrus sinensis
Plant Origin: Italy
Processing Method: Cold Pressed
Plant Part: Citrus Rind (Peel)
Odor and Color: A deep orange red with the characteristic aromatic odor of strong orange.
Contraindication: Discontinue use if skin sensitivity occurs. Avoid contact with eyes. If you are pregnant, it’s best if you consult with your physician before taking this essential oil orally. Similarly, if you are allergic, you must exercise great caution.
*This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.*