Tangerine Essential Oil


Botanical Name:                   Citrus reticulate blanco var. 'tangerine’

Synonym:                              Citrus nobilis var. delicosa

Botanical Family:                  Rutaceae

Country of Origin:                 China, USA, Sicily

Plant Part:                             Fruit peel

Extraction Method:               Cold expression

Characteristics:                    Fresh, sweet, similar to mandarin

Antiseptic, antispasmodic, cytophylactic, depurative, sedative, stomachic, tonic

Chemical Constituents:      
α-pinene, myrcene, limonene, γ-terpinene, citronellal, linalool, neral, neryl acetate, geranyl acetate, geraniol, thymol, carvone




Mind & Spirit:                                   


  • Relaxing
  • Alleviates stress and tension
  • Uplifting.




  • Reduces stretch marks and fluid retention
  • Stimulates circulation
  • Relieves gastric complaints , nausea, flatulence, constipation, diarrhoea
  • Good skin tonic.


Contraindications:                Nil

Note:                                     Top to middle

Odour Intensity:                    5

Blends well with:                 
Basil, bergamot, chamomile, clary sage, frankincense, geranium, grapefruit, ginger, lavender, lemon, lime, neroli, orange, rose, rosemary, ylang ylang



Tangerine was introduced into the USA from China via Europe.