Tangerine (Citrus Reticulata Peel Oil)
The tangerine has a long history. Its name comes from Tangiers in Morocco, the port where the fruit was first shipped to Europe and Florida in the United States in the 1800s. But prior to that, tangerines had been cultivated in China and Japan for over 3,000 years.
Tangerine Oil has a brightening effect on the skin helping to rejuvenate the skin as it is thought to improve the circulation of blood and lymph. The oil is also said to promote the growth of new cells and tissues, reviving the skin.
As with most citrus oils, Orange extract shares the common benefits of it’s antiviral, antiseptic, astringent, antibacterial and exfoliating properties, helping to naturally maintain happy & healthy skin. Our bodies are ecosystems that harbour a microbial universe, a menagerie of beneficial microbes making up you’re own unique microbiome. The digestive system gets the majority of the attention when we talk about the microbiome, home to trillions of organisms that can affect the body, but it is definitely not the only place these bacteria exist, our skin also has it’s own microbiome which is essential in keeping us healthy, it is essential we keep it healthy too