Scientific Name: Citrus paradisi
Country of Origin: USA
Synonyms: C.racemosa, C.maxima var. Racemosa, shaddock (oil)
Plant Family: Rutaceae
Plant Parts Used: Tree/Peel
Extraction Method: Expression
Physical Characteristics: Yellow or greenish mobile liquid.
Dominant Note(s): Top.
Aroma: Sweet, sharp and refreshing.
Main Constituents: Limonene (90%), cadinene, paradisiol, neral, geraniol, citronellal, sinensal, as well as esters, coumarins and furocoumarins.
Blends With: Basil, Bergamot, Cedarwood, Chamomile, Citronella, Frankincense, Geranium, Jasmine, Lavender, Palmarosa, Rose, Rosewood, Ylang Ylang
Safety Precautions: Non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing, non-photo toxic. Does have a short shelf life and oxidizes quickly.