Similar to Sweet Orange and Mandarin, Tangerine (citrus reticulata var tangerine) has a fresh citrusy aroma with bittersweet undertones. It is uplifting and light, suitable for using on the skin without phototoxicity. A good essential oil to use to soothe mental stress, digestive complaints, prevention of stretch marks during pregnancy (after 1st trimester), to tone and clarify combination, oily or mature skin.
To reduce the appearance of stretch marks, add 2 drops Tangerine, 2 drops Neroli to 20ml Jojoba carrier oil and rub into abdomen, in a clockwise direction daily.
Safety: Nontoxic, nonirritant, nonsensitizing, nonphototoxic.