Orange essential oil - Citrus sinensis (L) osbeck - California type
Washington Navel is the second most important orange variety in the world after Valencia. It is the leading variety in Brazil, California, Paraguay, South Africa, Australia and Japan. The oil is expressed from the skin as the orange fruit is squashed to collect the juice. The oil is further processed and the waxes removed by chilling and centrifugation.
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CategoryEssential Oils and Extracts
Harvest PeriodYear round
Natural StatusEU Natural
Organoleptic Descriptorssweet, fresh, juicy, orange
Common Applicationspassion fruit, citrus, lemon, lime, peach, orange, apricot, mandarin
Optical Rotation+94.0 to +99.0
Refractive Index @20℃1.4720 - 1.4740
Specific Gravity @20℃0.844 - 0.848
Flash Point ℃46°C
Shelf Life (months)12
Storage RecommendationsSealed containers in a cool dark place. Check quality before use.