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Sweet Orange

Citrus Aurantium Dulcis

Sweet Orange essential oil is a popular oil extracted from the rind of the sweet orange fruit, Citrus sinensis. With its sweet, citrusy aroma, it’s a favorite among aromatherapy enthusiasts and is widely used for its varied benefits.

Origin 

Sweet Orange essential oil is extracted primarily from the orange peels through a process called cold pressing. The sweet orange tree, believed to have originated in Southeast Asia, is now cultivated worldwide, particularly in warm climates such as those in Florida and California in the United States, the Mediterranean regions, and Brazil.

A Historical Journey

The orange tree’s history is rich, dating back centuries. The sweet orange was a luxury item in ancient China and was often used in traditional Chinese medicine. The fruit was later introduced to the Middle East and Europe through various trade routes.

In Europe during the Middle Ages, oranges were a symbol of wealth and often used as ornamental pieces at banquets. The fragrance of oranges was believed to ward off bad spirits, and thus, they were also associated with happiness and good fortune. The essential oil began to gain popularity in the 17th century for its fragrance and medicinal properties.

In traditional medicine, oranges were used for various purposes, including easing digestion, lifting mood, and treating skin ailments. Their peels were often used in different remedies and preparations for their aromatic and healing properties.

Benefits

  1. Mood Lifting: The bright, uplifting scent of Sweet Orange essential oil is known for its ability to alleviate anxiety and depression.

  2. Antioxidant Properties: The oil contains high levels of antioxidants that help to combat free radicals, which can contribute to premature aging and various health issues.

  3. Anti-inflammatory Effects: Sweet Orange oil can reduce inflammation, which is beneficial for skin health and can provide relief for conditions like arthritis.

  4. Digestive Aid: Traditionally used as a digestive tonic, it can help ease indigestion and bloating.

  5. Skin Health: It’s known to increase the production of collagen, which is essential for skin elasticity. It can also combat acne and provide a brightening effect to the skin.

Uses of Sweet Orange Essential Oil

  1. Aromatherapy: Add a few drops to a diffuser to create an uplifting atmosphere and relieve stress.

  2. Skincare Products: Incorporate into creams, lotions, soaps or carrier oils for beneficial skin effects.

  3. Cleaning Products: Mix with water and vinegar to create a natural, fragrant cleaner.

  4. Massage Oil: Combine with a carrier oil for a refreshing massage that can alleviate muscle pains.

  5. Bath: Add a few drops to a bath for a rejuvenating and skin-softening experience.

As with any essential oil, it is important to use Sweet Orange essential oil with caution. Always dilute it with a carrier oil before applying it to the skin and consult a healthcare provider before using it for therapeutic purposes, especially on children or pregnant women. Additionally, be mindful that citrus oils like Sweet Orange can make the skin more sensitive to sunlight.

Goodies with Sweet Orange

Rainbow

This soap is for celebrating fun, love and soap bubbles. We got this Secret recipe from a unicorn, shhhh! It’s the CELEBRATION time now!

£2.50£9.50



Amour

Scented with Lemongrass and Cedarwood essential oils (?? smells heavenly! ?). Made with white and red clays for their purifying qualities and gentle cleansing. I’m so happy to re-introduce Amour to you! Love is all we need! ❤️❤️❤️

£2.50£9.50



Glamour Refill

-Adding himalayan salt to a bath creates a rejuvenating, detoxing, and relaxing at-home spa. The salt water carries the electrical charge of the salt, along with the dissolved minerals. A salt bath helps draw out toxins, deep cleanses the skin and helps cleanse the body energetically.

£12.00

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Blossom

If you like fresh floral scents – that blend is unbelievable! The feminine energy dominates in the scent and colour. I am mesmerized by it! And I am so grateful for a struck of inspiration when I was creating this blend for the first time. Intuition – clearly the yin energy – guided my hand when I picked a few bottles with essential oils. The effect is a celebration of the divine goddess in every one of us.

£2.50£9.50



Sunshine

White clay adds smoothness and creaminess. It works in balance with the poppy seeds and helps to maintain healthy-looking skin by deeply cleansing and drawing out impurities. The scent is a very fresh blend of citrus. It will invigorate our senses by reminding us of somewhere warm where sunshine kisses our skin abundantly.

£2.50£9.50



Woodland

The spirit of the woods enclosed in a soap bar. The activated bamboo charcoal in the soap provides gentle exfoliation and makes it a great facial cleanser. Along with two different types of clay, they help to draw out impurities and clean the pores to leave your face more balanced and smooth. They also help to remove excess oil, absorb toxins and can help with acne. And the scent will take you deep into the woods. The blend consists of pine needle, frankincense, sweet orange essential oils with a dash of cinnamon. It’s deep, sweet and woody with a peppery undernote.

£2.50£9.50



Oat Latte

Silky smooth oat mylk soap with a layer of exfoliating coffee grounds on top. An addition of oat proteins makes it an extremely gentle soap, great for sensitive skin. It’s even creamier than our other bars (which seems almost impossible to beat, I know!) and scented with sweet orange and cedarwood essential oils. This combination will wrap you in a blanket of notes of vanilla, mylk, and orange.

£2.50£9.50



Cassia

Cassia evokes memories of winter evenings, filled with an aroma of cinnamon. It’s a really tasty smelling soap! Addition of cinnamon provides extra skin nutrition and cleansing. Cinnamon is blended with sandalwood, sweet orange and myrrh essential oils for a wholesome experience.

£2.50£10.00



Energising

Fresh and minty Energising Soap smells exactly how you need it in the morning! Invigorating Peppermint with its refreshing and cooling qualities will give you the boost you need to properly start your day. It’s been thoughtfully matched with Sweet Orange, Pine Needle, and Sandalwood Essential Oils to balance out the minty aroma.

£2.50£9.50



Awakening

Awakening Soap is an invitation to perform a simple action like hand washing as mindfully as possible. Please, give it a go to be right there, in a state of meditation when using this bar. If you think about it, life could be perceived as an on-going meditation, sometimes stronger and more focused, when you make an effort and actually sit and meditate, sometimes weaker, with your mind scattered and thoughts dispersed. Isn’t it up to us how aware we remain in every moment of life? This soap is naturally colored with white kaolin clay, turmeric and raw cacao powder with cacao nibs for some scrubbin’. Also, essential oils have been carefully selected to induce your senses. May Chang, Sweet Orange and Rosewood, with just a dash of Peppermint create a unique combination. All-natural goodness for you to feel it.

£2.50£9.50



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