Citrus aurantium dulcis (Sweet Orange) peel oil is uplifting, cheering and warm. The essential oil is extracted by cold pressing the peel of the fruit and has a characteristic sweet orange aroma. A warming and soothing oil. Known for its uplifting effect, useful for calming and soothing the emotions. Oranges are mentioned in ancient Chinese writings as early as 2400 BC, and like most citrus fruits, were heavily traded and widely popular as a food and a fragrance. It has a variety of therapeutic uses, from relaxing mind and spirit, to stimulating circulation and helping to clear blemishes. Also replenishing for dry and sun damaged or mature skin types, orange oil is also known to relieve the irritation of eczema.