Botanical Name - Citrus aurantifolia
Aroma - Zesty, fresh, citrus
Extraction - Cold expression
Part of Plant - Fresh peel. Please note that the colour can vary from very pale to dark olive green.
Country of Origin - Mexico
Storage - Store in a cool dark area to keep fresh
Chemical Constituents - Limonene, γ-Terpinene, β-Pinene
Caution - Phototoxic. Avoid sunlight and sunbeds for at least 12 hours after use on the skin
Uses - Soothing and uplifting to the nervous system. Encourages the appetite and is nourishing by helping to absorb nutrients, vitamins and minerals. Supports the digestive system and stimulates gastric secretions. Great for using in a vapouriser when in recovery from illness e.g. chronic fatigue. Useful astringent for oily skins.
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Organic Certificate - This essential oil is certified organic by the Soil Association, which means you can be sure that it has been produced to the highest ethical and environmental standards. The Soil Associationís standards exceed the UK government's minimum requirements for organic products in many areas but particularly in animal welfare, GM and the use of pesticides. Standards are constantly reviewed to ensure they deal with current issues.