Citrus Reticulata var. Tangerine (USA)
- Plant Family: Rutaceae.
- Method of Extraction: The oil is expressed from the peel of the fruit.
- Main Therapeutic Properties: Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Digestive stimulant, Sedative, Stomachic.
- Fragrance profile: Sweet citrus, top note
- Contraindications: Non-toxic and non-irritant in prescribed doses. Keep away from children. Consult with a healthcare provider if pregnant.
- Chinese Element: Wood.
Tangerine has a sweet, light and tangy aroma which soothes stress and tension. Similar to Sweet Orange and Mandarin, it is a wonderful oil to use during pregnancy and can help to prevent stretch marks if used daily. It is also good for the digestive system and for problem skin.