Active ingredient: Limonene: 98%
Botanical Name: Citrus sinensis
Plant Part: Crude Fruit Peel
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Description: Citrus sinensis is a middle-sized evergreen tree, covered with bark of a greenish-brown colour, having auxiliary spines on the branches. The leaves are alternate, ovate-oblong, acute, shining green, the stalk more or less winged. The blood orange has streaks of red in the fruit, and when squeezed the juice is often reddish.
Colour: Oily reddish-orange to orange liquid.
Aromatic Scent: Blood Orange essential oil has a warm, fresh citrus scent, radiant, fruity and tangy.
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Blends well with: Lavender, Lemon, Clary Sage, Myrrh, Nutmeg, and Clove Bud.
Uses: Essential oils such as Blood Orange Oil have aromas which are uplifting and stimulating and considered by aromatherapists to have anti-depressant and aphrodisiac properties. Its chemical constituents are antiseptic and anti-spasmodic as well. Their red pigment, anthocyanin, is an antioxidant that is rare in the rest of the citrus family.