Tangerine essential oil is extracted from the peel of the fruit. The peel contains high levels of citral, which gives the oil its citrus scent.
Health benefits of tangerine oil
Tangerine essential oils are rich in limonene, linalool, geraniol, citronellol, nerol, neral, geranyl acetate, and other terpenes. These compounds are responsible for the fresh, sweet scent of tangerines. They also have powerful anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, and antibacterial properties.