Latin Name: Citrus sinensis
Blood Orange helps fight SAD (Seasonal Affected Disorder) and depression by bringing joy and cheer. It dispels stress, nervous tension, anger, anxiety, panic, and hysteria. Orange is inspiring and brings a positive outlook.
Blood Orange is astringent, antibacterial, antiseptic, antidepressant, and a natural fungicide. It assists the digestive system by calming the stomach, diarrhea and constipation. Blood Orange lowers cholesterol while encouraging appetite and is used in treatment of obesity. It also has a sweating action that is good for congested skin, dry skin, dermatitis, and wrinkles. Other uses for Blood Orange include: colds, bronchitis, insomnia, relieves the effects of drug withdrawal, and may help with fibromylagia.
Blood Orange helps balance the chakras and opens the solar plexus chakra. It a great oil for centering oneself and for inspiring dreams. Blood Orange is also used for purification, luck, and prosperity.
Avoid direct sun – may cause photosensitivity. May irritate sensitive skin.