Orange essential oil is widely used in skincare products for its fresh, pleasant citrus aroma. Orange essential oil and its major component limonene also have cleansing activity, antioxidant activity and are permeation enhancers.
Essential Oil Safety
Limonene is a terpene found in citrus fruits, including sweet orange essential oil.
Limonene is widely used in skincare products for its fresh citrus aroma.
Limonene also has cleansing activity, and antioxidant activity. Limonene is a permeation enhancer and may boost the absorption of active compounds into skin.
The delivery of active ingredients into the skin is a challenge.
Limonene is a well known permeation enhancer and may boost absorption of nutrients and active ingredients, including vitamins into your skin barrier.
Limonene is a naturally occurring terpene found mainly in the skin of citrus fruits, including orange, lemon, lime and grapefruit.
Limonene is a colorless, liquid hydrocarbon, and is classified as a cyclic monoterpene with the molecular formula C10H16.
D-Limonene has a fresh, pleasant citrus aroma. The purer the D-limonene is, the less odor it has!
Orange essential oil is extracted from the peels of the orange Citrus sinensis.
The aroma of orange essential oil is delicately sweet and tangy, and smells like fresh cut oranges.
Orange essential oil is safe for most people to use on their skin, when it is properly diluted. Always choose fresh orange essential oil.