Tangerine essential oil is a "feel good" kind of oil that helps soothe your nervous system, detoxifies your body and reduces stress and tension ... all of which can help with weight loss.
It stimulates a positive mood by calming your mind and easing any feelings of anxiety, nervousness or irritability leaving you feeling invigorated.
It will also promote normal digestive function and even assist with stretch marks, cellulite, and fluid retention.
Lets start with some basic information; a brief description of where the oil comes from, what it contains and how it is obtained. The following information is provided by Bill Fifield in his book "Integrated Guide to Essential Oils & Aromatherapy".
This is a book that I highly recommend by the way.
Tangerine oil is originally from southern China but has since spread to many other areas of the world.
It's primary ingredient, is limonene which works to promote a positive mood by calming your mind and eliminating feelings of anxiety and irritability. It is also effective for body and skin treatment.
It is a very invigorating oil and can exert a positive effect on your circulatory and digestive function.
Tangerine essential oil... a versatile oil that works on digestion, emotional balance, skin conditions, weight management. It improves blood circulation, eases constipation and treats skin/hair conditions
Much like lemon and orange, Tangerine oil can be used to promote normal digestive function:
Tangerine oil can be used to detoxify and release fluid retention from your body. Mix equal parts with a carrier oil and massage all areas of concern.
Try pampering yourself with a hot bath using 15 drops of tangerine oil in a cup of Epsom salts. Add the combination slowly to the water after filling the tub so the aroma will be released gradually.
Aromatically, tangerine oil can help provide a positive mood by calming your mind and body. It will help dismiss any feelings of anxiety, nervousness, and irritability:
Tangerine Essential Oil can help you with Insomnia by calming your mind and body.
Apply 2-3 drops of oil on a tissue and place it on your pillow when you go to bed to uplift your mood, relieve nervousness, and dismiss those unwanted thoughts.
See "Emotional Balance" above for more information
Tangerine Essential Oil is rich in vitamin C which is known to promote collagen in the body. Collagen is a key component of your body tissues including your skin so increased collagen accelerates healing and reduces scarring.
See "Skin Treatment" below for application instructions.
Tangerine essential oil can be used to treat skin conditions such as:
Add 1-2 drops of Tangerine oil to each application of your lotion/creams and apply normally to help with stretch marks, cellulite, and fluid retention. Alternatively you can apply tangerine essential oil undiluted on small areas or in a 50:50 blend with carrier oils for larger areas.
Tangerine Essential Oil calms your mind and eliminates feelings of anxiety, irritability and stress.
Tangerine works on the mind through inhalation so can be diffused, inhaled off of a Kleenex or rubbed into your palms and inhaled deeply.
Tangerine essential oil can be used to detoxify and release fluid retention from your body.
Mix equal parts with a carrier oil and massage all areas of concern.
Blends well with:
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