Smaller than orange, tangerine (Citrus reticulata) is currently cultivated around the world. Its fruit, mandarin, is a citrus fruit slightly flattened at the ends. It is from its bark, by cold pressure, that the essential oil is extracted. Essential oil is traditionally used as a stimulant of the digestive system and lymphatic circulation, as well as to calm nervous tension.
Main constituents: limonene, γ-terpinene.
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The essential oil of Amyris or Sandalwood (Amyris balsamifera), is extracted by the distillation of the wood of this species. Scientific papers reveal that essential oils have anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties. In the industry it is used as fixative of aromas in perfumery.
Constituents: β-sesquiphellandrene, elemol, 10-γ-eudesmol, γ-eudesmol, valerianol, α-eudesmol, 7-α-eudesmol and β-eudesmol
- Aids in reducing anxiety and stress without causing drowsiness.
- Helps to improve mood swings or irritability
- Especially appropriate in mood swings related to menstrual periods or menopause.<