Essential oil of orange has an antispasmodic, antidepressant and relaxing effect on the body.
The essential oil of orange is used for constipation, insomnia, mouth ulcers and as a mouthwash. Orange can be used in an incense burner for a soothing effect.
* Essential oil of orange can be added to carrier oil (3 – 5:100) and massaged onto the abdomen in a clockwise direction for constipation.
* In winter, orange is used in a warm bath (4 drops) to uplift the mind and body. Orange blends well with other warming essential oils such as nutmeg, cinnamon, clove and lavender.
* 2 drops of orange and 2 drops of lemon, diluted in 50 ml of warm water can be used as a mouthwash for ulcers.