Mandarin orange/Tangerine

Mandarin orange/Tangerine (Citrus reticulata)

Mandarin orange is a citrus fruit which originated from China, but today is most frequently grown and harvested in the Mediterranean region. Tangerine is a tangy fruit which resembles an orange. It has a deep orange colored peel and doesn’t have a pit. Tangerine essential oil is extracted from the peel of the fruit using the method of cold compression. Mandarin oranges are little segments of bright citrus flavor suitable for salads, vegetables, main dishes and, of course, desserts.

There are various uses of tangerine essential oils, some of which include dietary benefits. It is also considered an excellent calming agent and can be used topically for various other benefits. The oil is also rich in antioxidants. Apart from this, the oil has antiseptic, sedative, tonic, antispasmodic, depurative, and stomachic properties. It helps relieve gas, boosts circulation, and helps reduce excess water weight. Tangerine essential oil is a great way to help minimize stretch marks, boost circulation, and aid in digestion.