Orange oil is the perfect introduction to the world of essential oils. It is simple to use, inexpensive, and can be quite effective to some common health, beauty, and household problems. If you are curious about orange oil, take a peek below at 10 uses for orange essential oil that you can try! You will find that orange oil can be quite beneficial and worth looking into. Here are some ideas to get you started. Plus, it smells amazing.
1. Ease your anxiety
Rub a little orange oil on your temples or place some in your palm and inhale it to ease anxiety. It can help take your stress level down and help you feel more relaxed and at ease naturally.
2. Naturally flavor desserts
You can add a drop or two of orange oil to whipped cream, frosting, yogurt, and other desserts.
3. Ease an upset stomach
Massaging some orange oil into the abdomen can help relieve common and minor stomach issues such as upset stomach and even constipation.
4. Boost your metabolism
Add a few drops of orange oil to water and drink in the morning to give your metabolism a boost.
5. Give your immune system a boost.
Add a few drops of orange oil to your tea to help boost your immune system. When enjoyed daily (especially during flu season) you can ward off illness or make symptoms of a current cold less severe.
6. Beat insomnia.
Most people don’t think of orange as a scent to help you sleep, but it can. Help yourself ease into a peaceful night’s slumber when you diffuse orange oil in your bedroom or dab a few drops on pulse points.
7. Soothe dry skin.
You can add a few drops of orange oil to your daily moisturizer to help boost it as well as offer an energizing scent. You can even add a few drops to your moisturizing body washes.
8. Calm acne
Orange oil can help reduce swelling and irritation in skin, which can help calm acne and promote healing. Just dab the oil on a cotton ball and apply to the irritated skin.
9. Soothe dry feet
Orange oil when rubbed on rough heels and calluses and can help soften and minimize the appearance of them.
10. Repel pests
You can dab orange oil on areas where pests are present. You can also mix with water and spray on plants where pests seem to be a problem. When dabbed on your pulse points, orange oil may repel pests that would love to dine on you.
Orange oil has many practical uses as you can see! Grab a bottle and give some of these uses a try in your home.