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Mandarin Green Zest (Citrus reticulata) Essential Oil

Mandarin Green Zest (Citrus reticulata) Essential Oil

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Plant description

Latin Name : Citrus reticulata
English Name : Green mandarin
French Name : Mandarine verte
Family : Rutaceae
Origin : Italy

History and origin

Mandarin tree is small and presents simple leaves of a shiny dark green. It originates from Southeast Asia. Today widely known, it only came to Europe around the beginning of the 19th century.

Aromatherapy Data Sheet

Distilled Part : Zest
Extraction : Cold pressed
Oil Characteristics : Yellow to green liquid with a green smell, acidulous and delicate.
Properties : Central nervous system moderator, sympathicolytic (decreases sensitivity), relaxing, sedative, slightly hypnotic+++, slightly antispasmodic+, digestive tonic, eupeptic, cholagogue, antiseptic+, antifungal+.
Indications : Insomnia, excitement, anxiety+++, cardiovascular erethism+, dyspepsia, gastralgia, hiccup, aerophagia++, dyspnea+.

Energetic and Emotional Effect 

Comforting and reassuring, it develops the desire to be consciously more present. It allows us to reconnect with the child in us and rediscover the joy of living in innocence. It facilitates exchanges and sociability in communication.

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Uses

Culinary

One or two drops add great flavour to drinks, salads, fruits, cakes, compotes, pies and liquors.

Environment

In diffusion, it helps soothing, relaxing and comforting. It can easily be diffused in a place where children are present or in a waiting room.

Perfumery

It can be used to make perfumes. Strong fruity head note.

Skincare

It is useful in treating skin problems. That is why it is often used in cosmetic products.

Synergy

It blends well with clove, cinnamon, nutmeg and citrus. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Recipes and Hints

Recipes

Mandarin cake

NOTE: In common recipes, we usually add grated citrus zest. Personally, I only use organic essential oil because fresh organic citrus are not available in my region. In this recipe, we can substitute mandarin essential with orange zest or lemon zest essential oil. 

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup of vegetable fat 
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 10 drops of mandarin EO (with lemon, 6 drops are enough) (alternative: marmalade blend: lemon, orange, grapefruit)
  • 1 cup of pastry flour
  • 1 tea spoon of baking soda
  • 1 tea spoon of baking powder
  • 1/2 cup of orange juice (or 2 table spoon of frozen juice concentrate)

Preparation:

  • Cream vegetable fat, add sugar, eggs and mandarin EO.
  • Mix dry ingredients in another bowl.
  • Put 1/3 of dry ingredients in the first bowl and mix. 
  • Add half of the orange juice, mix well.
  • Add the rest of dry ingredients, stir well. 
  • Add the other half of orange juice, mix well. 
  • Pour into a greased and floured pan. 
  • Bake at 375° F for 40 minutes

Icing: half honey-half soft butter flavoured with EO used for the cake. 

Carrot-mandarin soup

Ingredients:

  • 1 big onion
  • 10 carrots
  • Juice of 3 oranges
  • One pinch of cumin
  • 150 ml of cream (your choice between 15% or 35%)
  • 5 drops of orange zest EO
  • 4 drops of mandarin zest EO 
  • salt and pepper to taste

Preparation:

  • Cook the onions in butter or sweet almond oil. 
  • Add carrots, cover with water and simmer. 
  • When the carrots are tender, puree in blender, add essential oils in cream and mix it with the soup. 
  • Season to taste. 

For stress (thanks to Danièle Festy)

  • Press 2 oranges
  • Mix in a blender: 300g of red fruits, juice of the 2 oranges, 3 leaves of mint, 2 drops of mandarin essential oil and blend until frothy.  
  • Pour into 4 large glasses, add sparkling water, mix and serve.

For agitation, nervousness (thanks to Danièle Festy)

  • Beat thoroughly 5 egg yolks with 50 g of sugar until the mixture lightens in colour. 
  • Add 4 drops of mandarin essential oil to 30 cl of fresh cream, mix. 
  • Pour the preparation in baking ramekins and bake for 45 minutes in a double boiler at 350°F.
  • Let cool the creams.

Before serving, sprinkle with brown sugar and broil in the oven until caramelized.

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Safety Data and Contraindications

  • In external use, this oil is photosensitizing.
  • Not advised during the first 3 months of pregnancy.

Chromatography

 Lot : B-CIREVBRA11Q (2016/06)

Brazil

Monoterpenes: limonene (66,33 %), y-terpinene (21,73 %)

 

Lot B-CIREVBRA11R (2017/04)

Brazil

Monoterpenes: limonene (70,44 %), y-terpinene (18,82 %)

 

Lot BCIREVZBRA01T (2017/09)

Brazil

Monoterpenes: limonene (71,54 %), y-terpinene (17,93 %), α-pinene (2,17 %)  

 

Lot BCIREVZBRA06T (2018/03)

Brazil

Monoterpenes: limonene (68,48 %), y-terpinene (19,87 %)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Documentation and References

  • FRANCHOMME, P., Docteur PÉNÖEL, D., L’aromathérapie exactement, Éditions Roger Jollois.
  • EIDSON, D., La guérison vibratoire, Guy Trédaniel Éditeur.
  • LUBINIC, E., Manuel pratique d’aromathérapie, les huiles essentielles et leur utilisation, Éditions Vigot
  • FESTY, D., Mes recettes de cuisine aux huiles essentielles. Plaisir, santé et minceur. Les Éditions Leduc.S.

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