Mandarin Essential Oil

£6.89 £13.43

Expressed from the peel, Mandarin has a light fruity, citrus, orange aroma and is soothing and calming.



Mandarin | Latin Name: Citrus Reticulata | Family: Rutaceae| Extraction: Expression of the peel | Plant Part: Peel

This Essential Oil is a pale greenish yellow oil with a light fruity, citrus, orange aroma.

This small, pretty fruit tree grows in the Far East, from where the fruit gets its name.  The small orange-like fruits are sweet and easy to peel and the essential oil is expressed from the peel. Native to Southern China and the Far East. Brought to Europe in 1805 and to America 40 years later where it was renamed tangerine. The mandarin is mainly produced in Italy, Spain, Cyprus, Greece, The Middle East and Brazil.


Blends well with: Basil, Bergamot, Black Pepper, Coriander, Chamomile, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Lime, Marjoram, Neroli, Palmarosa, Petitgrain, Rose, Geranium and Ylang Ylang.

Mandarin is a TOP to MIDDLE note – Essential Oil Notes & Odours


Mandarin is antispasmodic, calming, digestive and hepatic.  It is used for stomach cramps and spasms, indigestion and constipation, as a liver tonic and for excitability.

Essential Oil Properties & Meanings

Herbal & Folk Tradition

Mandarin fruit was a traditional gift to the Mandarins of China.  It was believed to strengthen the liver and digestive function.

Safety Data & MSDS

Exposure to sunlight must be avoided for one hour after skin application as mandarin is photo-toxic.  Babies and children and the elderly favour Mandarin essential oil.  It is extremely gentle with an uplifting, cheerful smell.

Monoterpenes (<77%)

Mandarin MSDS
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