Sweet orange essential oil – Uses and properties
The essential oil of sweet orange is obtained from the Citrus sinensis dulcis.
It is an essential oil with interesting properties including the antispasmodic and relaxing treatment of muscles and the nervous system. It therefore has a relaxing function on the muscles and helps to recover from tiredness and stress. So excellent soothing, fights nervous disorders, depression, anxiety and nervousness.
The essential oil of sweet orange is also used as a sedative and therefore helps to combat insomnia. Another interesting function is the digestive one, also making it easier to prevent intestinal meteorism and constipation.
In addition to the recommendation to use it on medical advice, among the contraindications we remind you not to prolong its use on the skin, especially the face; it should not be used before exposure to sun rays for tanning as it makes the skin sensitive and prone to cracking or even severe burns.