Botanical Name: Citrus reticulata
Country of origin: Italy
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Plant part: Fruit Peel
Scent: Mandarin Essential Oil has an intense, sweet, fresh scent characteristic of citrus fruit.
Strength of Aroma: Soft
Ingredients: Citrus reticulata.
Main Constituents: Limonene: 70%, γ-Terpinene: 20%
Blends well with: Other citrus oils such as Lime, Orange, Lemon, and Grapefruit, as well as spice oils such as Nutmeg, Bay and Clove Bud.
History: The name is said to come from the fact that it was a traditional gift to the mandarins of China. It is native to southern China and the Far East, and was brought to Europe in 1805 and to the USA forty years later.