Orange Essential Oil Acts as an Excellent Anti-Depressant and Antiseptic

Author : Vaishali R

Orange Essential Oil

Generally, essential oils have many health benefits and Orange essential oil is the one associated with some more properties like sedative, cholagogue, diuretic, tonic, aphrodisiac, antidepressant and anti-septic, anti-inflammatory. The botanical name of orange is Citrus Sinensis.  It has many uses in medicinal, industrial and domestic. In industries, it is used in confectioners, bakery products, chocolates, room sprays, fresheners, beverages, sweets to add favors into it. And medicinally for concentrations, wrinkles, anti-aging creams and lotions and even in soaps.

Orange oil is obtained from the orange peels done with cold displays photo-toxicity. It tastes bitter and overconsumption leads to nausea, vomiting, and loss of appetite.

Health benefits of orange essential oil

  • Insecticide
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Carminative


It acts as insecticide like for treating pupae and larva and helps in eliminating houseflies

Alzheimer’s disease:

It treats Alzheimer’s disease, some studies shown that people who consume orange essential oil have noticed better improvements in their cognitive function especially in the patients affected by Alzheimer’s disease.


Orange essential oil acts as a carminative agent that removes the excess gas from intestines. Gas is very troublesome when it is formed in intestines and pushes upwards which pushes against the internal organs which creates discomfort, indigestion, and chest pain.

Intestine Gas can also cause acute stomach aches, affects the heart health and cause blood pressure. Orange essential oil helps you to get rid of these problems, it relaxes the anal and abdominal muscles and helps to let the gas to escape. Also, it will not let additional gas to form in our body.

Orange Essential Oil

Orange essential oil uses

  • Tonic
  • Diuretic
  • Antidepressant
  • Antiseptic
  • Cholagague


Tonic means toning up every parts of the body and its functions. It is similar to overhauling a vehicle and servicing your body. It will boost up your immunity and make your metabolic system in a proper shape.


Orange oil helps us to get rid of excess gas from the body and it will flush those from your will normalize your urination system and eliminate uric acid, excess water and pollutants inside our body. Normalizing urination will promote good digestion and increases your appetite.

It keeps you away from fats and make our heart functions properly.


The smell of orange oil make us to think about happiness and give us some pleasant thoughts to feel good to our heart and mind. So it is used in aromatherapy and it treats chronic anxiety and depression.

It helps to reduce salivary cortisol and pulse rate lacking.


We often affected by wounds and injuries and it leads to septic which is caused by bacterial infection. Wounds may infected by tetanus germs. This orange essential oil will helps to protect you from fungus, tetanus, septic, and bacterial infections.

It disinfects the wounds and inhibits the microbial growth.


This oil promotes the secretions from all glands like endocrine and exocrine and promotes enzymes, hormones, bile, lactation, digestive juices and proper menstrual cycle.

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