Orange essential oil’s scientific name is  Citrus sinensis.  The peel is used to make this essential oil.  

The orange fruit comes from a small grayish-brown bark, shrub-like tree. Its branches grow to a regular hemisphere shape with oval-shaped foliage that sprouts to at least 3 to 4 inches.

Its flowers are distinguished by its aromatic characteristic, and the circular fruit is rougher and darker in comparison to other varieties of citrus. It is said to be first obtained from a native tree in China but is also cultivated widely in the Mediterranean region, France, North and South America and Portugal.

Orange oil is extensively utilized in aromatherapy as it helps soothe tensed muscles and aids as a mood lifter. It can also be blended with a carrier oil and used as a fragrant lotion or cream or your skin.

Parts Used:

Fruit peel

Extraction Method:

Cold pressed

Note Classification:



Sweet, sugary, and citrus


Known as an uplifting oil. Orange oil is often found in household cleaners.


Essential oils are packaged in glass bottles with droppers for easy application. Larger sizes are packaged in screw cap bottles and do not come with droppers.

Blends well with these oils:

Basil, bergamot, black pepper, cinnamon, clary sage, clove, coriander, eucalyptus, frankincense, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, jasmine, juniper, lavender, lemon, marjoram, myrrh, neroli, nutmeg, patchouli, petitgrain, rose, sandalwood, vetiver, ylang-ylang

Orange Oil Facts:

Sweet orange oil contains about 90% limonene, which is in many household cleaners. Because of this sweet orange oil is used as an earth friendly alternative to many common household cleaners.


Oil Specific: No known precautions to be followed.

General: As with all essential oils, never use Orange oil undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.

This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.