It is an oil nutrition found in all citrus food while also being a natural antioxidants for a healthy immune system.

What is limonene?

It’s often referred to as d-limonene, which is its main chemical form.

D-limonene is a compound sourced from the peel of citrus fruits, including oranges, tangerine, mandarins, limes, elemi, and grapefruit.

Limonene belongs to a group of compounds known as terpenes, whose strong aromas protect plants by deterring predators.

Limonene is one of the most common terpenes found in nature and may offer several health benefits. It has been shown to possess anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-stress, and possibly disease-preventing properties.

It is known for its ability to dissolve fats—including cholesterol!

Limonene is extracted through hydrodistillation, a process in which fruit peels are soaked in water and heated until the volatile molecules are released via steam, condensed, and separated.

Read more about powerful Tangerine Essential oil 🍊

Tangerine essential oil is extracted by cold pressing the rind of the tangerine fruit. Tangerines, which are part of the Rutaceae family, likely originated in Southeast Asia and have since spread to subtropical areas around the world. Like the fresh citrus fruit, Tangerine oil is loved by children and adults alike, with its delightfully sweet aroma that can create a happy, contented mindset.

Because of its appealing aroma, Tangerine oil uses include a wealth of topical and aromatic applications. Use its cleansing benefits in your morning skin care routine for an added boost or apply it to your temples before study time or meditation. Its fragrant, calming aroma also makes it an important part of Young Living favourites such as Citrus Fresh™, Joy™, Inner Child™, Peace & Calming®, NingXia Red® and Slique® Essence.

Tangerine essential oil is one of the sweetest flavours of all Young Living’s citrus culinary oils. Bringing complex citrus notes to savoury dishes and desserts, Tangerine essential oil is a bright, tangy addition in the kitchen.

  • Fun and fruity aroma.
  • Toning and energising.
  • Reduces blemishes and wrinkles.