Tangerine Essential Oil is cold pressed from the crude peel of the fruit. The oil of Tangerine has roots of origin in Italy but is also produced in the United States, Brazil, and China in large volumes.
The aroma is described as radiating, bright, sweet, tangy yet citrus like with candy undertones. Tangerine is considered a medium strength middle to top note in perfumery.
Tangerine essential oil blends well with Basil, Bay West Indies, Bergamot, Cinnamon Leaf, Clary Sage, Clove Leaf, Frankincense, Lavender, Lemon, Lime, Mandarin, Neroli and Orange.
Botanical Name: Citrus reticulata blanco var tangerine
Main Constituents: Limonene: 95%
Plant Part: Fruit Peel
Processing Method: Cold Pressed
Description / Color / Consistency: A thin, clear, pale yellow to golden liquid.
Product Abstract: The Tangerine tree was originally native to China, but is now grown predominantly in the United States and Sicily. The tree is also very similar to the Mandarin. Tangerine Essential Oil, like most of the citrus family, can be depended upon for its refreshing and rejuvenating characteristics. Users may see Tangerine Essential Oil used in perfumes, some toiletries and soaps.
Cautions: This oil has phototoxic properties and exposure to the sun must be avoided after application to the skin. Due to their presence, please consult a physician prior to using this oil. Dilute well before use; May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.