Uses & benefits of Mandarin (Red) essential oil
Benefits of diffusion: The sweet, citrusy, fruity, slightly floral aroma of Red Mandarin Essential is cleansing, energizing and inspires a child-like energy as it works to uplift the mood to promote positivity, cheerfulness, and feelings of wellbeing.
It is also effective in soothing restlessness and hyperactivity in children and has a slight hypnotic and sedative effect which helps calm an overactive mind and induce deep, restful sleep.
A renown nervous relaxant, it is beneficial in soothing stress, anxiety, and nervous conditions like hysteria. It is also strengthening to help combat mental and physical fatigue.
Mandarin (Red) Essential Oil acts as a tonic to help improve the body’s overall health and strengthen the immune system to aid growth and optimal function of all the body’s systems from digestive, cardiovascular and circulatory to endocrine and nervous.
Some of its other attributed benefits include anti-nausea, improving digestion, stimulating the appetite, relieving spasms in the respiratory system, purification, and detoxification to help expel toxins through sweat, urination and other forms of excretion to prevent issues that can cause which arise from toxic build up e.g., acne, gout, boils, abscesses etc.
Topical use benefits: Apply to the stomach area after a meal to help improve digestion, soothe stomach ailments, and maintain the stomach’s acid/base balance. It is beneficial when dealing with ulcers, bloating, gas, hiccups, indigestion, and other digestive issues.
Its antispasmodic activity helps soothe and relieve discomfort from spasms (cramps) all over the body:
Apply to the chest area when dealing with respiratory spasms due to congestion or coughs that can affect breathing.
Apply to the abdomen for spasms in the digestive system that can cause pain, vomiting, nausea etc.
Apply to affected area to help soothe muscular cramps e.g., muscle pulls from sports, exercise etc.
Mandarin (Red) Essential Oil also helps improve blood and lymph circulation, apply to local areas of discomfort arising from blood circulation issues e.g., obstructed menses, arthritis, rheumatism etc. to improve blood flow and ease pain.
Apply to minor cuts, wounds, scrapes, abrasions etc. to help accelerate healing of the wound and protect it from bacterial, fungal, or viral infections and sepsis.
Other therapeutic properties of Mandarin (Red) Essential Oil include: Antiseptic, tonic, antispasmodic, circulatory, cytophylactic, depurative, digestive, hepatic, nervous relaxant, sedative and stomachic
Skincare benefits: As a natural skincare ingredient in a moisturizer/serum for its amazing cleansing effect on the skin to help purify, detoxify, calm congestion, and combat bacterial or fungal infections which is beneficial when treating blackheads, white heads, acne, and other issues related to oily/congested skin.
It also helps improve blood circulation to keep the skin rejuvenated and looking vibrant, glowing and naturally healthy.
It has a clarifying effect on the skin to help maintain skin health. It also helps promote skin cell and tissue regeneration and when massaged into the skin consistently can, over time help clear blemishes and diminish the appearance of wrinkles, age spots, scars, stretch marks, spots etc.
Red Mandarin Essential Oil has a balancing effect on the skin’s oil/moisture levels to help retain moisture and prevent excessive dryness or oiliness.
It has antiseptic, toning and balancing properties which are beneficial when dealing with acne/congestion prone skin as it helps normalize sebum levels to remove excess sebum in skin cells to prevent clogging of the pores that can lead to acne, blackheads and other skin eruptions. It also helps seal the pores to prevent blemishes.
Hair care benefits: To help maintain the health of the scalp and hair follicles to prevent and treat hair loss. It also helps stimulate blood circulation to ensure more minerals and nutrients reach the scalp to keep it nourished and strong. It works as a natural conditioner, balances scalp oil levels and soothes inflammation which is beneficial in treating dandruff and other scalp infections.