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. Green Valley's 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.
Specific Cautions for Bitter Orange Essential Oil
Phototoxic, do NOT apply before exposure to sun or tanning beds. Avoid in the first trimester of pregnancy.
Information retrieved from Green Valley Aromatherapy.
The information and opinions provided here are for general educational purposes only and do not replace medical advice. It is your responsibility to consult a suitably qualified medical practitioner to ensure that you will not have any medical problems from any of this product.
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