Sweet Orange

Botanical Name Citrus sinensis 
Botanical family Rutaceae 
Origin Brazil, Italy, Spain 
Method: Cold pressed 
Plant part  Peel 
Note Top 
Color Bright yellow 
Biochemical composition of the essential oil Monoterpenes (80%): limonene  
Alcohols (5%): linalool, carveol  
Aliphatic aldehydes (2%): citronellal  
Furocoumarins (1–2%): bergapten 
Therapeutic properties 1. Carminative, stomachic
2. Calming, soothing
3. Atmospheric and contact antiseptic
Main therapeutic indications 1. Dyspepsia, sluggish digestion                     
2. Stress, anxiety, nervousness
3. Atmospheric diffusion: relaxation and disinfection
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