The health benefits of orange essential oil can be attributed to its properties as an anti-inflammatory, antidepressant, antispasmodic, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, carminative, diuretic, tonic, sedative, and a cholagogic substance.
Health Benefits of Orange Essential Oil
Orange essential oil is a natural sedative. It alleviates anxiety, anger, depression, and certain bodily inflammations.
Orange essential oil has mild aphrodisiac properties.
Orange essential oil provides quick and effective relief from inflammation by reducing the irritation and pain.
Acts as a Cholagogue
Orange essential oil promotes secretions from all appropriate glands including the exocrine and endocrine. Therefore, it is frequently used to regulate menstruation and lactation, and the secretion of digestive juices, bile, hormones, and enzymes.
The very smell of orange essential oil creates a happy, relaxed feeling and works as a mood lifter, which is perfect for people who suffer from depression or chronic anxiety. Natural essential oil of orange helps reduce pulse rate and salivary cortisol that is secreted when one is in a state of anxiety.
Orange essential oil promotes urination, which eliminates toxins like uric acid, bile, excess salts, pollutants, and excess water in the urine. Urination increases appetite and promotes digestion. It contributes towards losing fats, which makes it good for the heart as well.
Acts as Tonic
A tonic tones up every system that functions throughout the body, keeps the metabolic system in a proper shape and boosts the immunity.
Being a carminative means being an agent that helps in the removal of excess gas from the intestines. Gas forms in the intestines and moves upwards and can result in chest pain, indigestion, and discomfort.
Essential oil of orange relaxes the abdominal and anal muscles, thereby letting the gas escape.
Orange essential oil is effective against larvae and pupae of a housefly and may help in the elimination of houseflies.
It serves as a detoxifier, boosts immunity, treats constipation and dyspepsia, and is very good for maintaining healthy, smooth, and glamorous skin. It also helps cure acne and dermatitis.