Clementine Essential Oil
Clementines come from the peel of the fruit that is native to Italy. They are sweeter and less acidic than oranges.
- Botanical Family: Rutaceae
- Part of Plant Used: Fruit rinds
- Method of Extraction: Cold-pressed
- Variations: Clementines are usually sold as essential oils and do not appear to be available as absolutes or C02 extracts.
- Chemistry: Clementines like other citruses are comprised mostly of monoterpenes (limonene).
- Circulatory: promotes healthy circulation
- Skin: restorative for mature skin
- Nervous System: calms feelings of stress, anxiety, depression, and promotes healthy sleep
- Spiritual: supports the Sacral Chakra associated with the emotions, sensuality, and creativity and the Heart Chakra associated with love, relationships, transformation, and integration
- Scent Profile: Middle note with a sweet citrusy aroma
- Longevity: The aroma of Clementine can last up to 4 hours.
- Fragrance Classification: Citrus
- Blends well with: Black Pepper, Cinnamon, Geranium, Lavender, Lemon, Patchouli, Pink Pepper, Rosewood, and Ylang Ylang
- Clementine has not been tested for phototoxicity, citrus oils can be phototoxic, use caution with sun and UV exposure.
Products Using Clementine Essential Oils
- “Flavor, Fragrance, Food and Cosmetics Ingredients Information.” The Good Scents Company, The Good Scents Company (TGSC), 2019, www.thegoodscentscompany.com/.
- Shutes, Jade and New York Institute of Aromatic Studies. "Foundations of Aromatherapy" and "Aromatic Scholars" Aromatherapy Certification Programs and Course Materials. 2017-2019.
- Tisserand, Robert, et al. Essential Oil Safety: a Guide for Health Care Professionals. 2nd ed., Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2014.