Orange oil is an essential oil produced by cells within the rind of an orange fruit (Citrus sinensis fruit). In contrast to most essential oils, it is extracted as a by-product of orange juice production by centrifugation, producing a cold-pressed oil. It is composed of mostly (greater than 90%) d-limonene, and is often used in place of pure d-limonene. D-limonene can be extracted from the oil by distillation.
Orange Oil has become a popular ingredient within a wide assortment of natural (and some not-so-natural) household cleaning products. Orange oil can often be add a few drops when cleaning the floor, but always recommend being careful when trying essential oils on surfaces for the first time, and only use a few drops.
Orange Oil is one of the most popular of essential oils within aromatherapy. The aroma of Orange Oil is cheerful and helps to improve the aroma of a stale-smelling or smoky room.