Green Mandarin Essential Oil

About the plant

Common Names Mandarin orange tree
Latin Name Citrus reticulata
Botanical Family Rutaceae
Plant Detail The fruit is tender, easy damaged by cold and drought.

About the Green Mandarin Essential Oil

Inci Name CITRUS NOBILIS PEEL OIL
Essential Oil Name Yellow Mandarin Essential Oil / Green Mandarin Essential Oil
Origin Sicile / Bresil
Part Used Fruit peel, Zest
Scent Fresh, fruity, acidulous
Extraction Method Cold pressing
Production Between 0.5 and 3 ml of Essential Oil per kg of Mandarin*

*Franchomme, P. La science des huiles essentielles médicinales. (Guy Trédaniel, 2015).

Our expert Docteur Françoise Couic Marinier tells you all about essential oils.

Extracted from the outer rind of the fruit, Mandarin Essential Oil has a multitude of benefits for the mind, body and skin. Here’s all you need to know about Mandarin Essential Oil and how to incorporate this aspect of aromatherapy into your daily rituals.

What is Mandarin Essential Oil used for?

  • Anti-ageing: Rich in antioxidants, Mandarin Essential Oil has been shown to help neutralise free radicals that can damage skin cells and often act as the primary cause of early aging. For additional anti-aging effects, look to Geranium Oil to achieve a youthful glow.
  • Rejuvenating: With its ability to renew your complexion, Mandarin Essential Oil can be used to help to even out the skin tone . Whether the problem is pigmentation or other blemishes, its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties can help to protect your complexion.
  • Brightening: Using Mandarin Oil to boost your circulation and blood flow can leave your skin looking plumper, brighter and more radiant.

Where does Mandarin Essential Oil come from?

Cultivated for over 3000 years, Mandarin Essential Oil derives from the delicate evergreen tree in the oriental climes of China, Vietnam and Japan.

History of Mandarin Essential Oil

  • A powerful name: The Mandarin fruit owes its name to the high officials of the Chinese empire, thanks to its vibrant colour reminiscent of their regal orange robes.
  • The gift of good luck: During the Chinese New Year, gifting a Mandarin is a traditional symbol of fortune and prosperity. If you’re really looking to impress, gifting Mandarins in pairs demonstrates the ‘doubling’ of wealth.

Boost your skin, body and mind with the rejuvenating effects of Mandarin Essential Oil.