Latin Name: Citrus x paradisi (hybrid derived from shaddock ( pomelo) & sweet orange)
Plant Part: Peel
Method: Cold Press/Expression
Note/Element: Note: Top. Element: Wood, Element
Functional Group: Alcohol, Aldehyde, Coumarin, Terpene;
Type: Euphoric, Refreshing
Ayurvedic Dosha (Balances): Vata, Kapha
Scent: Citrusy, tangy
For Skin Type: Oily
Cautions: Do not use oxidized oil. Use within 6 months. Avoid direct sunlight for 12 hours after using on the skin.
Physical Uses: cellulite, water retention, jet lag, immune stimulant, digestion, colds, flu, dull skin, fights inflammation, acne, helps hair shine.
Mental/Emotional Uses: Lethargy, depression, stress, fatigue, exhaustion, energizing
Other Uses: Disinfectant
Blends Well With: Fruit, leaf, root, seed, spice.
Possible Substitutions: Lemon, Orange Sweet
News You Can Use: Named after Captain Shaddock , who brought it seeds from the West Indies to Jamaica in 1696.
Katherine Graf:Aroma Studio:Aromatherapy Home Study Certification Foundation Level, 1999-2010.