A member of the orange family, Mandarin trees are smaller than orange trees with small leaves and fruits.
Known as skin-friendly oil, its essential oil is cold pressed from the rind of the Mandarin fruits.
Skin: Mandarin essential oil aids in eliminating the unwanted toxins from the body and purifies the skin. This oil is effective in clearing acne, healing wounds, scars, marks, abscesses, boils and lifeless skin.
Mind: The soothing, calming, nervine, sedative and hypnotic actions of this oil appease the mind and boost your self-confidence. In aromatherapy it is used for treating anxiety, restlessness, fear, fatigue, irritability, stress, tantrums and other negative emotions.
Body: Mandarin oil helps to alleviate your tensed muscles, mental disturbances, epilepsy, convulsions and nervous afflictions. In massage therapy, when blended with a suitable carrier oil and applied, it improves blood circulation and helps in relieving from varicose veins, blood clots, rheumatic pain and arthritis.
Caution: Avoid during pregnancy and with sensitive skin. It can cause possible sensitization in some individuals, so use in very low concentration only. It is important to note that all Essential Oils are extremely concentrated in nature and if to be applied on the skin or body, should always be diluted upto a maximum dosage of 4% in a suitable carrier oil.