Mandarin – Essential Oil
Mandarin has a sweet, citrus-y aroma that is an excellent addition to blends intended to promote calm, relaxation, and well-being. It is a mild essential oil making it good to use in formulations meant for children. It is helpful for oily skin and hair, as a toner, and helps to reduce cellulite. In Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine, Mandarin is used to help treat insomnia, acne, dull skin, spots, oily skin, scars, stress, and wrinkles.
Latin: Citrus reticulata
Aroma: Sweet, citrus-y
Note Classification: Middle
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Parts Used: Peel
Blends well with: Basil, Bergamot, Black Pepper, Chamomile, Cinnamon Leaf, Clary Sage, Clove Bud, Davana, Fennel, Frankincense, Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, Helichrysum, Hyssop, Jasmine, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Lemon, Myrrh, Neroli, Nutmeg, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Petitgrain, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Valerian Root, Ylang Ylang
Cautions: Never use essential oils undiluted or in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children and pets. If applying an essential oil to the skin, always dilute and perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body.
This information is for educational purposes only. It has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.