Kumquat Essential Oil
Kumquats are native to Southeast Asia and come from small evergreen trees. The fruit is about the size of an olive.
- Botanical Family: Rutaceae
- Part of Plant Used: Fruit Rinds
- Method of Extraction: Cold-pressed
- Variations: None
- Chemistry: Kumquat is comprised of monoterpenes (limonene).
- Immune System: supports a healthy immune system
- Skin: cleansing properties for the skin and hair
- Emotional: energizing and uplifting for the emotions and psyche
- Scent Profile: Top note with a fresh citrus aroma.
- Longevity: The aroma of Kumquats can last up to 10 hours.
- Fragrance Classification: Citrus
- Blends well with: Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cape Chamomile, Cedarwood, Frankincense, German Chamomile, Honey, Lavender, Patchouli, Pink Pepper, Roman Chamomile, Sandalwood, Vetiver
- No known issues
Products Using Kumquat Essential Oil
- Arctander, Steffen. Perfume and Flavor Materials of Natural Origin. A Pathfinder Book Reprint Edition, 2017.
- “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.