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Blood Orange Essential Oil

Although the blood orange is considered a variety of sweet orange and shares the same botanical name, I created a separate profile for this intriguing oil to make it easier to locate within the Essential Oil Profiles Directory.

Blood Orange Essential Oil is a bit more tantalizing, bright and tart than is Sweet Orange Oil. It can be used in place of Sweet Orange Oil in aromatic and therapeutic blends.

Blood Orange Oil
Blood Orange Oil
    

Botanical Name: Citrus sinensis

Common Method of Extraction: Cold Pressed/Expressed

Part Typically Used: Citrus Rind (Peel)

Color: Ranges from Pale Yellow - Orangish

Consistency: Thin

Perfumery Note: Top

Strength of Initial Aroma: Medium-Strong

Aromatic Description: The aroma is similar to Sweet Orange Essential Oil, however Blood Orange Oil is slightly tarter and has a more complex aroma.

Blood Oranges
Blood Oranges

Blood Orange Oil Uses: Please refer to the profile for Sweet Orange Essential Oil.

Constituents: As blood oranges are considered a variety of sweet orange, its constituents should be similar with Limonene comprising up to 95% of the oil. [Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young, Essential Oil Safety (Second Edition. United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2014), 372-273.]

Safety Information: Please refer to the profile for Sweet Orange Essential Oil.

Shelf Life: Click here for shelf life details.

 

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Important Notes: The essential oil information provided within the Essential Oil Properties & Profiles area is intended for educational purposes only. This data is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate. The oil photos are intended to represent the typical and approximate color of each essential oil. However, oil color can vary based on harvesting, distillation and other factors. Profiles for several absolutes are included within the directory, and are denoted as such.

General Safety Information: Do not take any oils internally and do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin without advanced essential oil knowledge or consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses. It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children. For in-depth information on oil safety issues, read Essential Oil Safety by Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young.

 

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