You can’t help but smile when using citrus essential oils. Among the many options, Mandarin is a versatile essential oil that can be used to soothe and calm the mind, but also invigorate and energize the body when needing that boost. Its sweet, citrusy, fresh, and bright aroma is appealing to use on the body or diffused into the air. Keep reading to find out all the uses for Mandarin Essential Oil and why this should be a staple in your collection.
Helps with Anxiety and Depression
When life’s obstacles are thrust upon us, it can sometimes be difficult to allow yourself to stop and take a breather. But still, it is very important to dedicate some time to unwind and relax. Using Mandarin Essential Oil can come in handy when you’re going through times of sadness or anxiety. When you need that boost of energy to maintain focus on your goals, diffuse Mandarin or use it in a personal inhaler to take in its benefits any time of the day.
Mandarin is one of the many essential oils you can use to help you through hardships and obstacles that might trigger these feelings. To learn more about different oils that you can add to your self-love routine, check out our previous post regarding essential oils that are most notable for their uplifting properties. Also, check out these quick blends to help with emotional issues.
Calm and Content Blend
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Using a personal inhaler, combine essential oils together. Inhale as needed for rising symptoms of anxiety.
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To help with feelings of depression, diffuse Mandarin and Petitgrain for 30-60 minutes a day.
Creates a Calming Environment
Diffusing this into the air at the end of the day can be the perfect addition to your bedtime routine. After all, this essential oil is the key ingredient in our KidSafe blend, Calming the Child, which works perfectly for kiddos before getting a good night’s rest. It creates a tranquil atmosphere that can help mellow the mind and body.
Once the kids are off to bed, use this blend to relax before bedtime. Dilute 3 drops of this uplifting citrus essential oil in 2 teaspoons of your favorite lotion or carrier oil and use after a bath or shower to soothe your nerves after a trying day. To create a heavenly bath blend, add 1 drop of Mandarin, 1 drop of Australian Sandalwood, and 3 drops of Bergamot Mint to a tablespoon of bubble bath. To top it off, you can also add a cup of Epsom salt to further help ease tension knots and pains, caused by stress and feelings of anxiousness.
Promotes Healthy Skin and Digestive System
You really can’t go wrong by adding this sweet, citrusy essential oil into your beauty routine. If you have issues with acne, scars, wrinkles, or dull skin, Mandarin Essential Oil can help support glowing, healthy skin. Not only does this help maintain healthy skin, it also helps promote a healthy digestive system. If you have feelings of an upset stomach or constipation, use 9 drops of Mandarin per ounce of carrier oil in an abdominal massage to help relieve symptoms.
And there’s nothing better than adding a DIY Body Wash to your ultimate beauty routine. Check out our DIY post to create your own and take in its luminous benefits, all while promoting an uplifting atmosphere.
Clean and Fresh Home
Like most citrus essential oils, you can use Mandarin to enhance your cleaning products. Its sweet, citrus aroma brings upon a refreshing scent, so there’s no question why this wouldn’t be a great addition to DIY projects such as cleaners and scrubs. Most notably, you can use Mandarin Essential Oil to help improve the aroma of a stale room. Simply diffuse it into the air by placing a few drops into your diffuser to take in its refreshing benefits.
Finally, there are plenty of other essential oils to blend with Mandarin to enhance the aroma or your living space. Essential oils like Cypress, Frankincense Carterii, Geranium Egyptian, Lavender, Lemon, Lime, Neroli, Nutmeg, Sweet Orange, Western US Peppermint, Petitgrain, Rose Absolute, Vanilla CO2, and Ylang Ylang Complete all are incredible oils that blend perfectly with this intense, sweet aroma.
Do you have Mandarin Essential Oil in your collection? If so, what are your favorite uses for it? Let us know in the comments!