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Mandarin Essential Oil - Brisbane Australia


Botanical Name:                   Citrus reticulata

Synonym:                              C. nobilis, C. deliciosa, C. madurensis

Botanical Family:                  Rutaceae

Country of Origin:                 Brazil, Spain, Italy & California

Plant Part:                             Fruit peel

Extraction Method:               Cold pressed

Characteristics:                    Sweet, similar to orange, fresh, light

Antiseptic, antispasmodic, carminative, cholagogue, cytophylactic, depurative, digestive, diuretic, sedative, tonic

Chemical Constituents:      
α-thujone, α-pinene, camphene, sabinene, β-pinene, myrcene, limonene, γ-terpinolene, linalool, citronellal, terpineol-4-ol, nerol, geranial




Mind & Spirit:                                   


  • Uplifting
  • Relieves depression and anxiety
  • Used for stress, irritability, insomnia and nervous tension.




  • Mild sedative to nervous system
  • Good for stretch marks, scars and fluid retention
  • Stimulates appetite
  • Stimulates the liver
  • relieves nausea and wind
  • Mild to use on children for colic and hiccups
  • Eases PMS.


Contraindications:                Nil, may be phototoxic

Note:                                     Top

Odour Intensity:                    5

Blends well with:                 
Basil, bergamot, chamomile, black pepper, grapefruit, jasmine, lavender, lemon, lime, marjoram, neroli, orange, palmarosa, petitgrain, rose, sandalwood, tangerine, ylang ylang.



Mandarin is named because the fruit was a traditional gift to the Mandarin Lords of China for centuries although the fruit did not reach Europe until the 1880s.

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