Tip 13: Orange Sweet

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Orange Sweet Essential Oil

Therapeutic Properties:
disinfectant, diuretic, calmative, anticoagulant, sedative, stomachic, cholagogue (encourages
the production of bile and the digestion of fats), diuretic, tonic, antispasmodic, antiseptic,
antibiotic, depurative, anti-inflammatory

Aromatic Considerations:
Orange, Sweet has a delightful fragrance. It promotes feelings of well-being and happiness.
By itself, or as an ingredient in an essential oil blend – Orange, Sweet promotes restful sleep.

Application:
The aroma of Orange, Sweet is an excellent remedy to alleviate nausea or morning sickness.
It is sometimes helpful with these conditions to apply a drop or two of the oil behind the ears.

Orange Sweet oil can be diluted and applied anywhere on the body. It is also a lovely oil to
diffuse in your home or workplace.

Emotional/Spiritual Aspects:
The emotions of frustration and discouragement block the flow of energy to and from the
liver. Any block in energy creates tension. The tension created by blocked energy in the liver
results in moodiness, irritability, nausea, headaches, insomnia, and expecting more of
ourselves and others than is reasonable. Orange, Sweet is an excellent oil for all of these
conditions and emotions.

Orange Sweet essential oil brings peace and happiness to the mind and body and joy to the
heart. It provides emotional support to overcome sadness and courage to escape emotional
and physical abuse. This oil re-establishes optimism and a sense of humor when they have
become lost through abuse or sadness. Orange, Sweet can make even the most mundane
practical task flow along easily and enjoyably.

Physical Aspects:
Orange, Sweet can relieve cardiac spasms and false angina that are the result of stress or
depression. The nicer, lighter attitude produced by orange, sweet oil improves overall
immune function, aids respiration, increases lymphatic drainage, improves digestive
function, and raises low blood sugar levels. Orange, Sweet is particularly effective when a
complaint has anxiety, depression, or nerve weakness at its core. Sweet orange is one of the
essential oils used in programs to assist with eating disorders. The astringent properties of Orange Sweet oil improves a dull, oily complexion. It assists with wrinkles, as it hydrates and strengthens the cells of the epidermis.

General Information:
This is a very versatile and inexpensive essential oil. It works very well as a cleaner,
removing sticky adhesive residue from most surfaces.

Cautions:
This oil is very mild. Although Orange, Sweet is a citrus, it is not considered photo-toxic.

(Information Courtesy of Butterfly Expressions LLC)

LaRee stated the uses of this oil pretty thoroughly in her book Butterfly Miracles.

Happy Oiling!

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*This information does not represent any implied or express warranties and has not been
evaluated by the FDA. not intended to prescribe, diagnose, prevent or cure any disease
or condition. “Le” denotes Butterfly express blend.

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