Essential oils in our products

Q : What are the benefits of Eucalyptus oil?
A : Peeled Orange use a special variety of Eucalyptus, known as Eucalyptus citriodora or "Lemon Eucalyptus". This is a highly invigorating, energising oil which creates a zest and zeal for daily activities. Peeled Orange Energising blend will instantly banish melancholy, creating a real buzz.

 

Q : What are the benefits of Grapefruit oil?
A : Essential oil of grapefruit (Citrus paradisi) is one of the most potent oils available to the aromatherapist. It is a highly stimulating and invigorating oil, with the ability to lift the spirits whilst energising the mind and body. Peeled Orange have carefully selected this oil to aid those of us who are needing a boost to a flagging spirit. Grapefruit oil, like other citrus oils, can cause a mild sensitisation to sunlight in some individuals.

 

Q : What are the benefits of Bergamot oil?
A : Aromatherapist’s use Bergamot (Citrus bergamia) when we are at a low ebb and need our spirits cheering. Bergamot is a wonderfully serene, nurturing oil. Its blissful sweet aroma will ease your worries and cares, whilst creating an inner energy which will banish lethargy. Bergamot oil, like other citrus oils, can cause a mild sensitisation to sunlight in some individuals.

Q : What are the benefits of Lime oil?
A : Peeled Orange have taken a great deal of time and care to meticulously blend a combination of oils which will soothe your worries whilst energizing the body and soul. Essential oil of Lime (Citrus aurantifolia) is one of the most prized, valued oils used in aromatherapy. Its exotic, luxurious aroma will lift your heart and soul. A truly wonderful experience! Lime oil, like other citrus oils, can cause a mild sensitisation to sunlight in some individuals. 

Q : What are the benefits of Ginger oil?
A : Ginger has been highly revered by Chinese herbal therapists for thousands of years. Holistic practitioners use Ginger to energise and stimulate by creating a deep, glowing warmth on the body. Pure essential oil of ginger (Zingiber officinale) is an excellent oil, used to tone and revive stiff joints and limbs. Ginger's warming effects may cause mild irritation on sensitive skin.

 

Q : What are the benefits of Black Pepper oil?
A : T he sharp, spicy aroma of Black Pepper (Piper nigrum) is an essential ingredient in Peeled Orange Intensive Heat. It soothes and energises tired limbs and stiff joints, as well as creating a luminous, glowing warmth to the body. When your body needs a deep glowing warmth to aid your comfort and wellbeing, Peeled Orange Intensive Heat is the tonic you have been waiting for. Black Pepper's warming effects may cause mild irritation on sensitive skin.

Q : What are the benefits of Clove Bud oil?
A : The clove plant (Syzygium aromaticum) has been used by herbalists and aromatherapists since ancient times. It is a deeply warming, comforting oil, used for countering tired, overworked muscles and the related sensation of stiff joints. Use Peeled Orange Intensive Heat as you feel necessary, or enjoy the comfort of a massage from a local, qualified practitioner. If you are pregnant, consult your doctor or trained aromatherapy practitioner before using blends containing Clove Bud oil.

Q : What are the benefits of Cumin Seed oil?
A : Used to great affect by aromatherapists, Cumin (Cuminum cyminum) is a deeply warming, penetrating oil. Being rubefacient, it is able to stimulate and revive stiff tired joints before or after exercise, and creates a comforting, yet fiery warmth that your body will love. It also encourages the naturally functioning mechanics of the body to work on and with itself. A truly holistic approach.

Q : What are the benefits of Juniper Berry oil?
A : Pure essential oil of Juniper Berry (Juniperus communis) has the ability to help tired muscles unwind. This soothing, warming oil is an all time favourite within the realms of Aromatherapy and its ability to maintain muscle tone makes it a natural choice. If you are pregnant, consult your doctor or trained aromatherapy practitioner before using blends containing Juniper Berry oil.

 

Q : What are the benefits of Basil oil?
A : Aromatherapist’s use Basil (Ocimum basilicum) to strengthen and revive the body following exercise. The warming, restorative properties of this wonderful herb are an ideal ingredient to assist in any programme of sporting action and leisure pursuits. The warming effects of Basil oil may cause mild irritation on sensitive skin. If you are pregnant, consult your doctor or trained aromatherapy practitioner before using blends containing Basil oil.

Q : What are the benefits of Marjoram oil?
A : Naturally, our bodies experience a certain level of stress and strain whilst taking part in sporting activity. Essential oil of Marjoram (Origanum marjorana) is highly regarded by therapists as extremely effective when used following rigorous exercise. It is also very effective for overworked muscles. If you are pregnant, consult your doctor or trained aromatherapy practitioner before using blends containing Marjoram oil.

Q : What are the benefits of Wild Sage oil?
A : Essential oil of Sage (Salvia officinalis) is a powerful, rigorous oil with a sharp, piercing aroma, which will warm and ease fatigued muscles. It is an ideal oil for when you have been pushing yourself hard and need the deep reviving powers of this wonderful herb. If you are pregnant, consult your doctor or your trained aromatherapy practitioner before using any blend containing Sage oil.

Q : What are the benefits of Cajuput oil?
A : Cajuput (Melaleuca leucodendron var. cajeputi, also known as Cajuput) is known to complement the respiratory function, perhaps the most essential aspect of any sporting activity. Cajuput clears the mind, giving focus and clarity. Use Peeled Orange Pre Sports Rub to refresh and revive before activity. Cajuput's antiseptic action may cause mild irritation of sensitive skin.

Q : What are the benefits of Spearmint oil?
A : Pure essential oil of Spearmint (Mentha spicata) is renowned by practitioners for its abilities to combat physical and mental fatigue. Its deeply penetrating vapours act as an awesome muscular relaxant, allowing tense joints, muscles and tendons to release, gently easing any stiffness or tension. Spearmint is much milder than peppermint, and is unlikely to cause irritation on sensitive skin.

Q : What are the benefits of Lavender oil?
A : Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) has long been favoured by Aromatherapist’s across the world for its soothing qualities. It will calm the mind from every day stresses and strains, and the beautiful fragrance with relaxing properties will ease muscular tension as well as uplifting the mind and spirit.

 

Q : What are the benefits of Cedarwood oil?
A : Peeled Orange use the finest oil from the aromatic wood of the Virginian Cedarwood variety (Juniperus virginiana). Cedarwood essential oil is used by Aromatherapist’s to help with every day stresses and strains. Long favoured by the Egyptians, it is said to soothe the emotions, thereby creating an inner peace.

Q : What are the benefits of Geranium oil?
A : Geranium (Pelargonium graveolens) is a very balancing, soothing and tranquil oil. It can create feelings of elation, eliminate worry and dissipate negativity. Geranium has a heady, enchanting aroma that creates an atmosphere of inner calm and peace. If you are pregnant, consult your doctor or trained aromatherapy practitioner before using blends containing Geranium oil.

Q : What are the benefits of Petitgrain oil?
A : Petitgrain (Citrus aurantium var. aurantium) is deeply enchanting oil, held in great esteem by Aromatherapist’s throughout the ages. This is a highly sensual oil, carefully selected by Peeled Orange for its soothing, mood enhancing properties. Petitgrain oil, like other citrus oils, can cause a mild sensitisation to sunlight in some individuals.