Tangerine Essential Oil
Tangerines are a citrus tree with small orange fruits that are cultivated in the United States.
- Botanical Family: Rutaceae botanical family
- Part of Plant Used: Fruit Rinds
- Method of Extraction: Cold-Pressed
- Variations: Mandarin and Tangerine are similar, but not the same fruit.
- Chemistry: Tangerine is primarily composed of monoterpenes (d-limonene).
- Digestive: calms stress related digestive upsets, stimulates appetite, and regulates the digestive system
- Reproductive: supports PMS symptoms
- Skin: benefits oily skin and hair, soothing to skin inflammations
- Emotional: nurturing to the psyche and emotional wellbeing
- Nervous System: calms feelings of stress and sadness, soothing for nervous tension and difficulty sleeping
- Pregnancy: helps with morning sickness, nausea, digestive relief, melancholy, stress, and childbirth support
- Babies & Children: helps with digestive issues, skin care, uplifting and calming, and clears the mind
- Spiritual: Supports the Solar Plexus Chakra associated with personal will, power, and mental ability.
- Scent Profile: Top to mid note that has a sweet citrus aroma.
- Longevity: The aroma of Tangerine can last up to 56 hours.
- Fragrance Classification: Citrus
- Blends well with: Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Coriander, Frankincense, Gardenia, Geranium, Jasmine, Lavandin, Lavender, Lemon, Lilac, Lily of the Valley, Lime, Myrrh, Neroli, Palmarosa, Roman Chamomile, Rose, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Ylang Ylang
- No known issues. This is not a phototoxic citrus oil.
Products Using Tangerine Essential Oil
- Arctander, Steffen. Perfume and Flavor Materials of Natural Origin. A Pathfinder Book Reprint Edition, 2017.
- Clark, Demetria. Aromatherapy and Herbs for Pregnancy, Birth and Breastfeeding. Book Publishing Company, 2015.
- “Flavor, Fragrance, Food and Cosmetics Ingredients Information.” The Good Scents Company, The Good Scents Company (TGSC), 2019, www.thegoodscentscompany.com/.
- International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists. “PREGNANCY GUIDELINES Guidelines for Aromatherapists Working with Pregnant Clients.” International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists , IFPA, 2013, www.ifparoma.org.
- National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy. “Other Safety Considerations: Pregnancy.” National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy, naha.org/explore-aromatherapy/safety#other.
- Shutes, Jade and New York Institute of Aromatic Studies. "Foundations of Aromatherapy" and "Aromatic Scholars" Aromatherapy Certification Programs and Course Materials. 2017-2019.
- Tiran, Denise. Aromatherapy in Midwifery Practice. Singing Dragon an Imprint of Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016.
- Tiran, Denise. “Is It Safe to Use Essential Oils While I'm Pregnant?” BabyCentre UK, BabyCentre Blog, July 2013, www.babycentre.co.uk/x536449/is-it-safe-to-use-essential-oils-while-im-pregnant.
- Tisserand, Robert, et al. Essential Oil Safety: a Guide for Health Care Professionals. 2nd ed., Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2014.