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Blood Orange Zest (Citrus sinensis) Essential Oil

Blood Orange Zest (Citrus sinensis) Essential Oil


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Blood Orange Zest (Citrus sinensis) Essential Oil

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Plant description

Latin Name : Citrus sinensis
English Name : Blood Orange
French Name : Orange sanguine
Family : Rutaceae
Origin : Italy

History and Origin

Ancient small tree, that would be the result of the hybridisation between the grapefruit and the tangerine, cultivated in countries with hot climate, giving edible fruits: oranges.

The essential oil of blood orange is identical to sweet orange because the botanical species and its chemical composition is the same. The difference between the two is the smell. The blood orange has a divine smell! It is also sweet and fruity, but much more fragrant.

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Aromatherapy Data Sheet

Distilled Part : Zest
Extraction : Cold Pressing
Oil Characteristics : Mobile clear liquid, can appear cloudy. Yellowish orange colour with a characteristic scent of orange peel, sweet and fruity.
Properties : Calming, sedative++, anti-inflammatory+, anticoagulant, fluidifying+, bitter tonic (low dose)++
Indications : Anxiety, vertigo, nervousness++, dyspepsia++, flatulences, gastric spasms, slow blood flow, sleeping disorders



It is nice to put a few drops of this oil in your favorite dishes like desserts, soups and drinks.


In diffusion: joyful and cheerful aroma. Create a sense of wonder and encourages communication (mouth chakra).


Top note, fruity.


It is used in making skin care and hair products.


It blends well with other citrus or spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, fir and lavender.

Safety Data and Contraindications

  • Photosensitizing in external use. 



Lot BCISISZITA03WC (n.d./n.a.)


Monoterpenes: limonene (94,17 %), myrcene (1,93 %)

Documentation and References

  • FRANCHOMME, Pierre, Docteur PÉNOËL, Daniel, L’aromathérapie exactement, Éditions Roger Jollois.
  • EIDSON, Deborah, La guérison vibratoire, Guy Trédaniel éditeur.
  • FESTY, Danièle, Mes recettes de cuisine aux huiles essentielles : Plaisir, santé, minceur, Éditions Leduc S.