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Mandarin, Yellow Essential Oil

Mandarin, Yellow Essential Oil

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Botanical Name: Citrus deliciosa Tenore (C. reticulata Blanco) var. Pongan
Country of Origin: Italy
Cultivation: Organic
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Distillation Date: Jan 2017
Mandarin fruit peels are used to make three different Mandarin essential oils.  The oil produced depends on the ripeness of the fruit.  Mandarin Green from early fruit still green, Mandarin Red from completely ripened fruit, and Mandarin Yellow from fruit in the middle of the ripening stage.  

Our Mandarin Yellow oil from cold pressed semi-ripe fruit peel is the most floral of all mandarin oils.   The fruity, sweet, honeyed floral aroma of Mandarin Yellow essential oil adds a unique combination of zesty floral-citrus high notes in natural perfume and eau de cologne compositions and blends particularly well with Neroli, Bergamot and Sandalwood.  Although not a substitute for Yuzu essential oil, Mandarin Yellow can be used when Yuzu is unavailable to add citrus floral notes somewhat similar to Yuzu.

This Yellow Mandarin essential oil contains limonene (87.89%) for antibacterial, antiviral and expectorant qualities.  An excellent choice for skin toners and cleansers with its astringent, antiseptic, antibacterial, antioxidant, and balancing properties.    

With regard to phototoxicity, there appears to be confusion among varieties of mandarin with some sources indicating yes and others no. Our most trusted source, Robert Tisserand (Essential Oil Safety), indicates Mandarin 'leaf' essential oil (Citrus reticulata blanco) is phototoxic and the oil cold pressed from the 'peel' is not. We found no delineation of information between Green, Yellow and Red Mandarin. NAHA also indicates 'Mandarin' is not phototoxic, as does Aromahead Institute and Aromaweb. Source 1 Source 2 Source 3


Batch specific GC/MS analysis for Mandarin Yellow essential oil is available. Select option during checkout to include it with your order or contact us prior to purchase to receive by email.

Aromatherapy use: antibacterial, antiseptic, astringent, antioxidant, antispasmodic, calming, expectorant

General use: Oil diffusers, potpourri, perfume, bath and body, soap and candle scenting 

Contraindications
: Use in low dilution (1%) with sensitive skin.  Err to caution and refrain use prior to sun exposure, possibly phototoxic.
5 Stars
Beautiful!
Fresh, round, sweet and marries well with many other florals and sweet grasses...lots of fun for the natural perfumer, or any one who just loves citrus!
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