Olfactive Description: Fresh, Citrus, Sweet, Peely
With its sweet, citrus scent, Orange (Sweet) essential oil is cold pressed from the peel of the citrus sinensis peel, more commonly known as the Valencia orange peel. What makes Orange (Sweet) essential oil an upcycled product? Every year, billions of oranges are used by the orange juice industry. That means that there were billions of orange peels going to waste until someone realized the peels could be upcycled into essential oil. The most common areas upcycling orange peels include the United States, Brazil, and Mexico.
We recommend this essential oil for bath and body products like wax melts, melt and pour soap, cold and hot process soap, lotion, body butters, and scrubs. Orange (Sweet) also performs well with our reed diffuser base.
Candle Maker’s Notes:
We do not recommend this essential oil for use in candles. While it’s safe for use in candles, we found that the burning flame transforms this essential oil into an unpleasant scent, very similar to a fuel smell. We’re guessing this isn’t the fragrance most of our customers want! However, wax melts produce the expected sweet and citrus scent.
If you’re searching for an orange fragrance that performs well in a candle, we recommend Orange Blossom or Blood Orange fragrance oil.
Blends Well With: Lavender (Bulgaria), Black Pepper, Cinnamon Leaf, Clove Leaf, Pink Grapefruit
Fragrance Wheel Family: Citrus
Vibe Check: Calming, Refreshing, Uplifting
Suggested Colors: Orange
See our complete list of candle making dyes and soap colorants.
Storage Tip: Best stored refrigerated away from food products or in a cool, dark place.
Returns: Essential oils can only be returned with an unbroken, original seal on the bottle.