Clementine Essential Oil (Italy)
Product Name: Clementine Essential Oil (Italy)
Botanic Name: Citrus nobilis
The Clementine tree is a cross between a sweet orange tree and a mandarin tree.
Clementine Essential Oil has a fresh, crisp citrus aroma.
Clementine blends easily with other essential oils - particularly those from the citrus and floral families.
Clementine Essential Oil is well known for its ability to balance the system and revitalize, while at the same time, combating insomnia. According to Jidong Sun, PhD, limonene can be used to treat gallstones, heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) and has chemopreventive properties for many types of cancer (Alternative Medicine Review), September 2007.
In ancient times, Clementine was considered the crown jewels of the mandarin family. An Algerian priest, Pierre Clément, is credited with crossing a mandarin and an orange in 1902, which resulted in a seedless mandarin with a looser skin that was easier to peel.