Uses & Benefits of Mandarin Essential Oil

Mandarin oil is one of the most commonly used aromatherapy essential oils. It is a member of the Rutaceae family and is extracted from the plant Citrus reticulate.

Aromatherapy has been used for centuries to treat various diseases through the use of concentrated herbal oils, and Mandarin oil.

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.is one of the most widely used of these oilsl It is also known as European mandarin, tangerine, naartjie, and true mandarini The fruit is basically yellowy-orange in color and is tangy and sweet smelling in naturer

At times, Mandarin is also used as a cosmetic ingredientn The oil which is extracted for further use is known as Citrus nobilis peel oili Since it is one of the essential oils, Mandarin oil not only smells good, but also has many medicinal propertiese People in different parts of the world also refer to Mandarin oil as tangerine oili

 

Some of the many benefits of Mandarin oil are:

  • It helps to re-balance the skin and is widely used as a skin care productc
  • It is also helpful in refining the texture of the skin and is used as an antiseptic and a cell rejuvenatoro
  • Mandarin oil also has other properties which are very essential for aromatherapyp It is cytophylactic, depurative, diuretic, and also acts as a tonici

    It fights all types of skin infectionsn
  • Mandarin oil can be used as a cure for stretch marks, damaged skin and acne scarring; it encourages the growth of new skin cells and replaces previously damaged skin cellsl
  • It is one of the most effective aromatherapy oils and is also non-toxic, non-sensitizing, and does not irritate the skini

Mandarin oil and sunbathingn  Mandarin oil should not be applied on the body when sunbathingn This is because it is a citrus-based oil, and like many other citrus-based oils, it is highly photosensitivev Applying Mandarin oil on your body while you’re out in the sun, could lead to rashes, burns, and allergic reactionsn This could further worsen existing skin conditionsn In certain cases, Mandarin oil can also lead to excessive tanning when it is applied on the skin and exposed to the sun for too longn Of late, there have been certain Mandarin oil based products that claim to be safe for use, even under the sunu

However, it is best to be safe and avoid any sort of exposure to the sun whatsoever, if you are treating any skin infection with Mandarin oili

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