Tangerine Essential Oil


Tangerine essential oil is a great oil for helping children with ADD or hyperactivity, as it is emotionally and mentally stabilizing.   It can be diffused and inhaled for that purpose.

It is a is balancing to the solar plexus and heart energy centers, and can help bring resolve and completion to issues connected with those energy centers.

The aroma is one that most people of all ages find agreeable.  It can perk up any blend and make it more appealing.

Aromatic Profile

 Top note:  Delicate, fresh, sweet, fruity, juicy, citrus notes

Heart Note:   Sweet, fruity, citrus notes

Base Note:   

Classification:  Top note

Tenacity:  Low

In natural perfumery tangerine is used in making culinary perfumes, colognes, citrus accords, and as a top note in floral perfumes.

It blends well with many oils, including star anise, blood orange, bay, cabreuva, citronella, cognac, davana,  mastic,  spruce, and many others.


More About Our Tangerine Essential Oil

Size:  5 ml violet glass bottle OR  30 ml violet glass bottle  OR  100 ml violet glass bottle

Source:  South Africa

Production method:  Cold pressed from the certified organic peels of the fruit

Botanical name:  Citrus tangerina

Note:  Tangerine essential oil has a similar chemical profile to mandarin essential oil.  See also yellow mandarin, red mandarin, and green mandarin essential oils.

Homeopathic Properties of Tangerine Essential Oil


Internal–oral, inhalation

External–topical application, massage, skin cosmetics, bath, local or spinal compress, application to energy centers and meridian points

Observations and Anecdotal Information

Tangerine essential oil is detoxifying. It purifies the blood and stimulates the kidneys to eliminate toxic accumulation.  It can help relieve edema, detoxify cellulite skin condition, and relieve water retention.

It can be used to assist in healing scars and skin conditions, especially those involving acne or over production of oil from sebaceous glands.


  • Avoid using within 24 hours of exposure to sunlight or UV light.  It can be photosensitizing to some people.
  • Avoid use with blood thinning drugs.
  • Pet information:  Cats may not respond well to conifer oils and citrus oils.  Avoid usage for cats.

None of our products are recognized or approved by the FDA.  They are not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease.  This information is anecdotal, and is provided for educational purposes only.  It is not meant to be taken as medical advice.  See a health care professional for medical advice.

More about our disclaimer

Weight 0.004 kg

100 ml violet bottle, 30 ml violet bottle, 5 ml violet glass bottle

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