Orange Sweet - Citrus sinensis - Brazil
Country of Origin: Brazil
Extraction: Expression of the peel. (essence)
Volatility: Top note
Colour: Dark orange
Aroma: Vibrant, refreshing citrus
Monoterpenes (85-95%) – d-limonene(80-90%), a-pinene (1-2%), myrcene (1-2%)
Furocourmarins (0.90 – 6%) – bergaptene, bergaptol
Cautions / Safety Data
Do not use when exposed to the sun as photosensitization can occur. May irritate skin. Do not use on the skin full strength. Always dilute in appropriate carriers before use. Not for internal use. If pregnant or suffering from serious medical conditions, consult a qualified health professional, experienced in the use of essential oils.
Rarely should be blended by itself as the aroma will oxidize quickly. Addition of heavier note oils such as lemongrass, petitgrain will help hold aroma down.