Orange essential oil is extracted from the rind of the sweet orange, Citrus sinensis. This is done by a method called cold pressing, which uses pressure to squeeze the oils from the rind. Sometimes, the leaves and flowers from the orange plant can be used as well.
The orange essential oil has a variety of uses. These can include applications to lift your mood or reduce stress, treat skin conditions such as acne, reduce pain or inflammation, relieve stomach upset, use as a natural household cleaner, add a pleasant scent to a room or to products like perfumes and cleaners, give flavour to a variety of foods and beverages. It also has, antimicrobial activity, pain relief, and anticancer properties