Ingredient Name: Tangerine Essential Oil (Citrus reticulata)
What is it? Tangerine essential oil is acquired by cold-pressing the rind or peel of the citrus fruit. The main constituents include a-pinene, myrcene, limonene, y-terpinene, citronellal, linalool, neral, neryl acetate, gernaniol, thymol, geranul acetate, and carvone. This sweet essential oil has a clean scent and impressive restorative qualities.*
- Potent antimicrobial properties
- Has a pleasing, plant-based aroma
*= This information has not been approved by the FDA.
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