A member of the orange family, Mandarin trees are smaller than orange trees with small leaves and fruits.
Botanical Name: Citrus nobilis
Plant Part: Crude Fruit Peel
Extraction Method: Cold Pressing
Note: Top Strength of Aroma: Light Blends Well With: other citrus oils such as lime, orange, lemon, and grapefruit, as well as spice oils such as nutmeg, cinnamon, bay and clove. Aromatic Scent: Mandarin essential oil has an intense, sweet, fresh scent characteristic of citrus fruit. History: The name is said to come from the fact that it was a traditional gift to the mandarins of China. Native to southern China and the Far East, brought to Europe in 1805 and to the USA forty years later.
Cautions: There is some evidence that Mandarin essential oil is photo-toxic. Direct sunlight should be avoided after using the mandarin essential oil.
Never use pure oils on the skin without diluting, never use internally, keep away from children and eyes, always check if there are any medical issues which could cause a problem. Seek help if you have any doubts.
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