Description:Cold Pressed from the peel, Tangerine is closely related to the mandarin orange. Tangerines are harvested around November and Mandarines are harvested around February.
Properties:antiseptic, antispasmodic, cytophylactic, depurative, sedative, stomachic and tonic.
Historical Uses:Soothing to the nervous system and has a tonic effect on the digestive system. it may also help wit flatulence, diarrhea and constipation. People have also used it to help with stretch marks, increased circulation and reducing fluid retention
Possible Uses: Diffuse to create an uplifting citrus aroma. Tangerine can help sooth the nervous system, reduce stress and boost the digestive system. Mix a few drops into your body lotions to help prevent stretch marks when pregnant while increasing circulation and reducing water retention. Blends well With: other citrus oils, cinnamon, clary sage, clove, frankincense and lavender.
Tangerine Essential Oil Application:
**Tangerine oil is phototoxic, avoid sunlight after application for 6 hours to avoid skin irritation and blotching**
Can be used aromatically Can be consumed Can be used topically (Dilute for young or sensitive skin)
Description:The most popular citrus oil, Lemon has been used for its flavor, smell and antibacterial properties in cleaners and household products for years. The Spark Naturals Lemon oil is cold pressed and comes from Italy.
Historical Uses:Lemon oil has been used to fight infections, soothe headaches and migraines, improve muscle problems and helps the digestive system. Lemon oil has also been used extensively for its smell, Antibacterial and Antimicrobial properties in cleaning solutions.
-Use aromatically to cleanse the air, and provide a great mood-enhancing environment. -Use topically to clear congested or oily skin and help treat cuts or minor wounds. -Place a few drops on a wet sponge and wipe down counters or surfaces in your home. -Gargle with warm water to clean mouth and aid with cold sores
Blends well With: Citrus Oils, Clary Sage, Geranium, Roman Chamomile, Eucalyptus, Peppermint, Melaleuca or Ylang Ylang
Lemon Essential Oil Application:
(Lemon Oil is phototoxic meaning it reacts to sunlight; avoid sun or UV rays after topical use for at least 6 hours) Can be use Aromatically Can be consumed Can be used topically (Apply NEAT)
In a small bowl mix baking soda and arrowroot or cornstarch, add in the coconut oil and Lemon essential oil and mix well. Transfer mixture to jar or deodorant container, place in fridge for at least 30 minutes to harden. Apply daily as needed.
Peppermint Essential oil is used to help with many things such as liver, digestive and respiratory problems along with irritable bowel syndrome. It also stimulates the mind and increases mental accuracy.
Historical Uses:Peppermint has been very effective as a digestive stimulant, it has also has been used to disinfect and treat respiratory ailments. In more recent years studies have shown peppermint to aid in improvement of taste & smell when inhaled and to create a sense of fullness after meals.
Rub a few drops of peppermint to temples to relieve tension.
Dilute 2 drops of peppermint in 4 oz of water to aid in digestion.
Apply (dilute) drops on abdomen to help with stomach discomfort.
Diffuse to help with decongestant and to improve taste and smell.
Blends well With: Eucalyptus, Lavender, Lemongrass, Marjoram, Rosemary and Melaleuca
Peppermint Essential Oil Application:
Can be use aromatically
Can be consumed
Can be used topically (Dilute for young or sensitive skin)