Scientific Name: Citrus reticulata
Country of Origin: Brazil
Synonyms: C.nobilis, C.madurensis, C.unshiu, C.deliciosa, European mandarin, true mandarin
Plant Family: Rutaceae
Plant Parts Used: Fruit/Peel
Extraction Method: Expression
Physical Characteristics: Yellowy-orange mobile liquid with a blue-violet hint.
Dominant Note(s): Top to middle
Aroma: Intensely sweet, almost floral citrus scent.
Main Constituents: Limonene, methyl methylanthranilate, geraniol, citral, citronellal among others.
Blends With: Other citrus oils especially Neroli, and spice oils like Nutmeg, Cinnamon and Clove.
Safety Precautions: Non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing. Possibly photo toxic, although not decisively demonstrated.