Essential Oils

Uses for Orange Essential Oil

A popular oil for cleaning and freshening, there are in fact many, various uses for orange essential oil. For instance, the oil possesses a high level of antioxidants which helps combat harmful free radicals within the body.

Orange oil can even be used as a surface disinfectant for tabletops, dishes, floors, and anything in between.

The oil’s strong purifying and cleansing properties, along with its natural ability to disinfect, make it one powerful agent to have on hand for spring cleaning.

The oil supplies similar properties when it comes to bodily health by combating harmful environmental elements and seasonal threats.

Uses for Orange Essential Oil

To cleanse and purify surfaces, add 3-4 drops wild orange to a spray bottle then fill the rest with distilled water. Shake well and use as needed.

For flavor and health benefits, put 1-2 drops of wild orange in a glass of drinking water. You can also use the oil aromatically by diffusing throughout the room. Lastly, you can apply the cup and inhale method to boost energy.

General Methods of Application

Apply NEAT. Aromatically. Internally. Topically.


Those with sensitive skin should dilute the oil with a carrier oil. Avoid touching the eyes, ears, and other sensitive areas with the oil. People who are nursing, pregnant, or are receiving medical attention should consult their physician before use. Additionally, make sure to store the oil away from children. This oil is photosensitive; avoid direct sunlight for 12 hours after applied topically.

Blend Recipe: Wild Geranium and Orange Massage Oil


15 mL Carrier Oil
10 drops Geranium Essential Oil
5 drops Wild Orange Essential Oil


Relieve nerves and stress while melting away muscle soreness with this massage blend. In a small glass jar or bottle, add all ingredients and shake well to mix. Massage into the neck, feet, shoulders, and lower back.

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