4 Ways to Use Kumquat: Our Essential Oil Spotlight of the Week

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4 Ways to Use Kumquat: Our Essential Oil Spotlight of the Week

4 Ways to Use Kumquat: Our Essential Oil Spotlight of the Week


Latin name: Fortunella japonica

Aroma Description: Rich orange

Therapeutic benefits

  • Uplifting aroma that can brighten the senses.
  • Gives an extra boost to cleaning DIYs and freshens stale rooms.
  • Helps support a healthy immune system.
  • Can help provide a boost of energy in the morning and create a positive atmosphere.


Yes! Kumquat IS KidSafe.

4 Ways to Use Kumquat: Our Essential Oil Spotlight of the Week

Dilution instructions:

Dilute to 2-3% in your favorite Plant Therapy carrier oil or lotion.

Diffusion instructions:

Add a few drops to your diffuser to help freshen up a stale room and create an uplifting atmosphere.

Oils to blend with:

Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cedarwood (All Types), Chamomile (All Types), Frankincense (All Types), Lavender, Patchouli, Sandalwood Australian, and Vetiver.

Additional Reading


What started as an Oil of the Month is now part of our regular lineup! Kumquat is an exotic fruit native to South Asia and the Asia Pacific region. The essential oil is cold-pressed from the peel. You might notice that the scent is similar to that of Sweet Orange, but has a much richer aroma. You won’t regret adding this bright oil to your collection.

Fresh Air, Clean Rooms

woman cleaning her kitchen

We all want a home that smells fresh and inviting. And now you can have that! This oil’s rich, juicy citrus aroma can help clear the air any time you feel your rooms are stale or stuffy. But it doesn’t stop there. Kumquat also adds an extra boost to your household cleaning DIYs!


Immune Support

woman in bed feeling sick

In addition to helping provide a fresh and clean atmosphere, this oil is also great for boosting your immune system. So while you’re cleaning your home, you’ll be helping protect yourself from seasonal illnesses, all with a fresh, summery scent.


Morning Pick Me Up

woman enjoying a sunrise

Who doesn’t love the smell of citrus in the morning?! It’s bright, fresh and energizing. If you struggle to get moving in the morning, add a few drops to your diffuser for a little pick me up.



woman doing yoga in the morning

And lastly, this great little oil can be incredibly uplifting. Next time you need a minute to yourself to catch your breath, reach for this amazing essential oil. It will help lift your spirits and brighten your senses. You won’t regret it.

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48 thoughts on “4 Ways to Use Kumquat: Our Essential Oil Spotlight of the Week”

  1. So glad I got kumquat when it was the oil of the week! So refreshing. Also have been rotating this with different immunity blends with my son who has the stomach bug. Thanks pt!

  2. I really like the citrus oils. It’s nice to have multiple options. I look forward to adding Kumquat to my oil repertoire.

  3. Is this a citrusy scent? I have never eaten the fruit either so I am unsure. If it is, I think I need this in my life!

  4. Kumquat is a delicioussss smelling citrus. I really need to add this one to my collection! Now I can’t decide between this or Tangerine! Guess I should just get both. XD

  5. This was the first OOTM I received when I signed up, I added it to everything for months! So glad it’s a permanent oil now

  6. I just got it in the mail yesterday! I’ve never smelled a kumquat before, It’s quite nice. I am looking forward to using this oil in the diffuser!

  7. Just got this a few days ago and really like it. I have a lot of citrus oils and many are too strong for my taste. This one is a really nice balance.

  8. I used this in a foaming hand soap mixed with lime and pink grapefruit and it’s a great way to start the day! It’s so refreshing that I just keep sniffing my hands! lol 🙂

  9. Kumquat is just one of those Happy oils. It lends it’s beauty to help me make it through the day, it is what I imagine sunshine in a bottle would smell like.

  10. This EO sounds like a must have in anyone’s arensal of oils. Kidsafe is one of my biggest concerns having a little in the house. This being kidsafe and immune boosting I’m pretty sure it’ll go in my next order.

  11. I’ve never tried Kumquat, but I’m going to have to try it after reading this! This sounds like a great addition to my oils!

  12. You will love this oil. It is so clean and you just feel better having taken a sniff! I love it and add it to my car diffuser. It brightens up any drive.

  13. Well okay, since I love citrus scents…..Purchased! I love that it’s offered in a 5 ml too so it doesn’t go to waste!

  14. I ordered this right away, I have been looking for an excuse to get this oil. 15% off is a great motivation. I can’t wait to try it!

  15. I have kumquat and not used it yet. Will buy some glass bottles to make some room sprays to take to the lake with me. Will use it for the morning pick me up.

  16. Perhaps a good scent to diffuse when traveling this summer as it’s an immune booster. Will definitely put this on my list.

  17. I am soooo excited about this oil of the week! It has been on my wish list for months!! Can’t wait to get it!!!!

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