11 Health Benefits of Orange Essential Oil from Orange peels - Grace Ngo Foundation

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Saturday, 26 September 2015

11 Health Benefits of Orange Essential Oil from Orange peels

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If you have been throwing your orange peels away, here is good news for you. Nutrients are not only found in the juice but the peels are beneficial too like its cousin lemon peels. Here are just 11 of them:
The health benefits of orange essential oil can be attributed to its properties like anti-inflammatory, anti-depressant, anti-spasmodic, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, carminative, diuretic, tonic, sedative and other beneficial properties.

1 Anti-inflammatory. It gives quick and effective relief from inflammations, internal and external pains caused by any reason such as spices, fever, infections, side effects of antibiotics, gas, ingestion of toxic substances, narcotics etc.

 

2 Antidepressant: the very smell of orange oils reminds you of the happy moments and brings happy thought to mind. This gives a happy, relaxed feeling and works as a mood lifter.

3 Anti-spasmodic: Spasm can give rise to a lot of problems such as continuous coughs, convulsions, cramps in muscles and extreme diarrhea. To avoid them, spasm needs to be cured early. This can be done with orange essential oil which relaxes the muscular and nervous spasm and gives relief from the problem.


4 Aphrodisiac: It has mild aphrodisiac properties. Systematic and regular use can help with problems such as frigidity, erectile dysfunction, impotence, loss of sexual desire.

5 Antiseptic: Whenever there is a cut or abrasion, there is the fear of the wound getting septic, or bacterial infection . Orange oil might help avoid both septic, and tetanus as it inhibits microbial growth and disinfects the wounds.

6 Carminative: Being a carminative means being an agent that helps removal of gases from the intestines, gas forming in intestines, and pushing upwards can be very troublesome, gas being lighter moves upwards and pushes internal organs, gives chest pains, indigestion and uneasiness, raises blood pressure, can risk your heart and gives acute stomach aches. Essential oil of orange can help relax the abdominal and anal muscles and let the gas escape.

7 Orange oil is helpful for those who are suffering from chronic gas trouble.

8 Diuretic. You get rid of gases. You have to rid of the toxin It promotes urination to make the toxins like uric acid,bile, excess salts, pollutants and excess water thrown out of the body with urine. Urination increases appetite and promotes digestion. It contributes towards loosing fats and is good for the heart too.

9 Tonic: A tonic tones up every system functioning in the body. Keeps the metabolic system in proper shape, gives strength and boosts immunity.

10 Sedative: When you need to cool down after bad day at the office or suffering from inflammation. You need sedative to let you relax. Better to follow a natural one like orange oil. It gives relief from anxiety, anger, depression and inflammation.

11 Cholagugue: Meaning it promotes secretion from all glands, exocrine or endocrine. Thus, it is seen to promote menstruations, flow of milk from breasts, digestive juices and bile hormones and enzymes.
Other Benefits of orange oil are detoxifer, boosts immunity, treates constipation and dyspepsia and is very good for maintaining healthy smooth and glamorous skin. It also helps with acnes and dermatitis.
It blends well with other essential oils like cinnamon, cloves, ginger and black pepper.

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