Sweet Orange


Citrus Sinensis Peel Oil Expressed, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis Peel Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis Flower Water




Relaxing, astringent, fragrance

Sweet Orange

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Sweet Orange is native to Vietnam, India and southern China. In Italy it is grown mainly in the regions of Campania, Calabria, Sardinia and Sicily.

Evergreen trees have a compact, symmetrical and rounded crown and can reach 8-10 meters in height. It has persistent leaves of an intense leathery green color, the flowers are white, consisting of five petals and pleasantly scented. The plant does not suffer from drought, but it needs a lot of water to give maximum productivity. The fruits, roundish, with a typical orange color and rough rind, should be left on the branch until ripening, once harvested, they do not ripen any longer. Flowering is spring, while the fruits ripen in autumn or the next.

In cosmetics it can be found in the form of Sweet Orange Essential Oil (Citrus Sinensis Peel Oil Expressed, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis Peel Oil), it is obtained from the peel of the fruits of the Citrus Sinensis plant or also called Citrus Aurantium Dulcis, through the pressing of ripe fruits. and it is a straw yellow or orange liquid with a sweet aroma.

Sweet Orange essential oil is very popular in aromatherapy for its anxiolytic and calming properties.

Awaken a sense of serenity and well-being. It also has a relaxing action on the muscles and when mixed with sweet almond oil it is excellent in case of massages to soothe the muscles. Other therapeutic properties are also known: antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, carminative and tonic.

Sweet Orange essential oil is also used for aesthetic and beauty treatments: it can be added to a tonic for hair and dilated pores, useful for its astringent properties to treat impure skin and in the case of oily hair. It is a good general tonic for the skin and is great for more mature skin or dry and irritated skin. The tonic action seems to derive from the action in support of the formation of collagen in the skin, necessary for a healthy and youthful-looking skin.
It can also be used in treatments to help prevent cellulite and water retention blemishes.

In case of skin application it is recommended to avoid exposure to the sun for 12 hours, as all essential oils obtained from citrus fruits are photosensitizers.

Ethical chain

Our sweet orange essential oil gives off all the energy of the Sicilian sun. "Products of the Sun" was born from Sunprod Srl: a recently created Sicilian company with more than thirty years of experience behind it. Founded by Walter R. Ansorge in 2011 in Catania near the Etna Valley with the aim of making known and appreciating the wonderful gifts of Sicilian lands, this explains the name "Products of the Sun". The products such as essential oils, juices and citrus concentrates are of the highest quality, with full traceability and some, like those chosen by us, are certified organic in accordance with EC regulation N.834 / 07 and controlled by Ecogruppo Italia. Oranges, mandarins, lemons and more are processed in full respect of the raw material in order to guarantee excellent quality, to preserve its properties and guarantee its stability. The processes are carried out with the latest generation technologies with a view to environmental sustainability and protection of the supply chain through a fair remuneration of the operators involved.