- lymph stimulator
- mildly sedative
Origin: Italy. Cold pressed from the fresh peel. Top note.
Bitter Orange essential oil is derived from cold pressed expression of the peel of the fruit to produce an essential oil that is golden to bright yellow in color. Although it has many of the same properties, Bitter Orange essential oil has a more delicious, juicy orange aroma than regular Orange essential oil. Our Bitter Orange essential oil is imported from Italy.
Bitter orange essential oil may help with colds, constipation, flatulence, slow digestion, stress and melancholy. It has been used in skincare to help with acne, but it must be kept in mind that this oil is phototoxic and should not be applied before exposure to the sun or a tanning bed. Due to this essential oil’s mildly sedative properties, it may help with insomnia. Bitter Orange essential oil is said to be a lymph stimulator, therefore it is a good oil to include in a body detoxifying blend.
Bitter Orange can be found in the following blends: