Clementine - Essential Oil - Citrus nobilis - Italy - New Directions Aromatics
Botanical Name: Citrus nobilis
Plant Part: Fruit Peel
Processing Method: Cold Pressed
Description / Color / Consistency: A thin, clear, dark orange to reddish yellow or brownish orange liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A middle note of medium aroma, Clementine Essential Oil smells identical to the fruit.
Blends With: Clementine blends easily with other essential oils, particularly those from the citrus and floral families.
Product Abstract: In ancient times, Clementine was considered the crown jewels of the mandarin family. An Algerian priest, Pierre Clément, is credited with crossing a mandarin and an orange in 1902, which resulted in a seedless mandarin with a looser skin that was easier to peel.
Cautions: This Essential Oil has phototoxic properties and exposure to the sun must be avoided after application to the skin. Due to their presence, please consult a physician prior to using this oil. Dilute well before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping) be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.