Mandarin Oil for Skin Care

Mandarin oil

Mandarin is a Rutaceae family member and can be used to obtain oil. Mandarin oil is an essential oil that is used widely in aromatherapy. The oil is extracted from Citrus reticulate, and it has been trusted for many centuries to deal with different diseases. Other names of the oil include naartjie, tangerine, true mandarin and European mandarin. The mandarin fruit is a yellowish orange fruit that is sweet and tangy smelling. Sometimes, the oil is put as an ingredient in cosmetics. Also, at other times, it is extracted again for further utilization. Then, it is named as citrus nobilis peel.



Mandarin Essential Oil  smells good and provides many medicinal benefits. Below are some of the primary benefits mandarin essential oil provides:

1. It can balance your skin

The oil can re-balance your skin pretty well, and that is the reason why it is used for skin care by many.

2. It can act as antiseptic

Mandarin oil has the ability to refine your skin texture by acting as a good cell rejuvenator and antiseptic.

3. It can treat skin infections

Being cytophylactic, diuretic, depurative, as well as tonic, mandarin essential oil can effectively treat most forms of skin infection.

4. It can work as repairing agent

Owing to the ability of the oil to encourage fresh skin cell growth to replace skin cells that are damaged, it can be used to cure acne scars, stretch marks, and other skin damages.

5. It can stimulate blood circulation

Mandarin essential oil can stimulate the circulation of blood and make your skin livelier.

6. It can provide protection

By fighting free radicals, the oil can help your skin resist aging, too.


You can use mandarin oil either during your bath, or you can apply it topically:

1. During bath

Add a few drops of the oil to your bathwater and make use of the water to take bath. The presence of mandarin essential oil in the water will stimulate your mind, as well as your body.

2. Topically

Put one or two drops of the oil on a cotton ball and gently rub on your skin.

There are a number of different essential oils available in the market. What makes mandarin oil different from other essential oils is its non-toxic nature, and non-sensitizing effect. Unlike other essential oils, mandarin oil does not cause skin irritation.