Orange oils were not used medically until late in the aromatherapy craze of the 17th century. Oranges were introduced to the Mediterranean area by the Arabs, and since then, they have been prominent in their uses for every day life. Orange essential oils can be used to relieve symptoms of depression, stress and insomnia, as well as many other conditions.
Pour a few drops of orange essential oil on the abdomen. Massage in a clockwise motion on the abdomen to help relieve constipation and water retention.
Use orange oil on chest and sinuses to combat colds and other minor illnesses.
Massage shoulders and back to help relieve anxiety, depression and insomnia.
Add orange oil to the bathtub water for a calming effect on the senses.
Add orange essential oil to body wash for a moisturizer for the skin.