Orange Oil Uses

Orange essential oil is extracted from the peel of an orange by cold compression. It is used in many medicines and homemade remedies. Below we have listed some uses of orange oil.

Natural Antibacterial

According to a study that was published in 2009 in the International Journal of Food and Science Technology a bacteria called E.colli tends to grow in contaminated food like meat and certain vegetables. This bacterium is really harmful when ingested as it can cause numerous problems including kidney failure. The study proved that using orange essential oil in the food prevents the development of E.coli bacteria. Another study that was published in 2009 in the Journal of Food found, stated that orange oil is very useful for killing salmonella bacteria due to its potent antimicrobial compounds. Salmonella can cause fever, gastrointestinal reactions and other problems.

Kitchen Cleaner

Besides all the health benefits offered by orange essential oil, it can do wonders in your kitchen as well. Orange oil will not only fill your kitchen with clean, fresh and sweet smell of citrus, but it is only really good for leaning cutting boards, counter tops and appliances.

In order to use orange essential oil as a kitchen cleaner you need to add a few drops of oil in a spray bottle with bergamot oil and water. Also, add a few drops of coconut oil before you start to use this cleaner throughout the home. The best part is you don’t have to wipe it after cleaning unlike other cleansers that damage the surfaces of the table if they are not cleaned.

Circulation Booster

Orange essential oil is an excellent organic remedy for high blood pressure, as the oil has the ability to improve the flow of blood in the body. It is also very effective for fighting with hypertensions and certain high diseases. Headaches, low libido and lowering PMS-related symptoms are also alleviated through orange oil. You can use orange essential oil as massage oil for increasing the blood flow. Rub the essential oil onto the abdominal area of your body for improving the blood circulation in the body.

Natural Gum protector and Mouth wash

Orange essential oil is very good for preventing and curing different gum infections. It is also used for protecting the teeth because of its microbial properties. If you mix orange oil, salt with some water and do gargles, it can ease the sore throat.  Instead of using inorganic mouth washes, we would recommend that you use orange oil homemade mouth wash. All you have to do is orange oil with water and use as a mouthwash it will reduce mouth ulcers and cold sores.

Skin saver

For decades orange juice has been known as the perfect fruit for skin healing and protection. Due to the fact that it is full of vitamin C, people have been using it to get rid of wrinkles and dark spots. Likewise, orange essential oil is considered to be an excellent moisturizer and applicator for removing dark spots and wrinkles. Its antioxidant power makes it a perfect anti-aging formula.