Tangerine (citrus reticulata)

The tangerine (Citrus tangerina) is a group of orange-coloured citrus fruit consisting of hybrids of mandarin orange (Citrus reticulata). Tangerine is well known for being sweet and easy to peel. The name tangerine comes from Tangier, Morocco, the port from which the first tangerines were shipped to Europe. Tangerine contains vitamin C, folate, and beta-carotene. In Korea, tangerine peel has traditionally been used to promote liver qi activity and the function of the digestive system.

Possessing various bioactive molecules, Citrus reticulata is used in traditional practices in the treatment of various ailments and is generally regarded as safe. Due to its excellent antifungal and antibacterial activities as well its antioxidative nature, the essential oil of tangerine is sometimes used in preparing and storing foods for increasing shelf life.

For your pleasure and your health: Enjoy the intoxicating, intriguing citrus undertones of tangerine essential oil in Isabeau Perfume Oil.

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