Clementine Essential Oil
Active Ingredient: Limonene: 89%
Botanical Name: Citrus nobilis
Plant Part: Fruit Peel
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Description: The Clementine tree is a cross between a sweet orange tree and a mandarin tree.
Color: Colorless to pale yellow clear liquid.
Aromatic Scent: Clementine Essential Oil has a fresh, crisp citrus aroma.
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Blends well with: Clementine blends easily with other essential oils - particularly those from the citrus and floral families.
Common Uses: Essential oils such as Clementine Oil are well known for its ability to balance the system and revitalize, while at the same time, combating insomnia. According to Jidong Sun, PhD, limonene can be used to treat gallstones, heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) and has chemopreventive properties for many types of cancer (Alternative Medicine Review), September 2007.
History: In ancient times, Clementine was considered the crown jewels of the mandarin family. An Algerian priest, Pierre Clément, is credited with crossing a mandarin and an orange in 1902, which resulted in a seedless mandarin with a looser skin that was easier to peel.
General Information: Sunrise Botanics provides this essential oils guide for educational purposes only and not as medical advice. Please consult a qualified healthcare practitioner or resource on uses, safety and precautions for all essential oils Canada, USA and Worldwide.