Botanical source: Citrus reticulata var. mandarine
Plant part used: The rind
Production: Certified organic
Extraction method: Cold pressed
Note: Red mandarin oil is extracted from the ripe fruit, whereas Green mandarin oil from the unripe fruit.
Fragrance profile: A fresh, tangy oil that mixes bright citrus with sweet fruity heart notes. Mandarin is a favorite with kids of all ages and the inner child in all of us.
Fragrance energy: Sweet-lemony
Properties: Harmonizing, relaxing, clarifying, uplifting
Chinese medicine function: To regulate the Qi, settle the Heart and harmonize the spirit
Complementary blending: All citrus and spice oils in general; Lavender, Ylang ylang, Grand fir, Lemongrass, May chang, Marjoram, Blue tansy, German camomile, Yarrow
For external use only. Properly dilute all essential oils in lotion or vegetable carrier oil before massage or other topical use. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, have any health conditions, or are taking medications, please consult your healthcare provider before using essential oils.
If you are looking for a less in-your-face citrus, this is it! Heavenly and more subtle than classic sweet orange.