The blood orange is a breed of orange with a literal blood like color that is most beautiful and striking. Theanthocyanins are responsible for the red/purple color and is a testament to the abundance of antioxidants contained within. The essential oil extracted by cold pressing the rind.
Blood orange essential oil is a wonderfully fragrant oil. It has demonstrated significant antibacterial capacity which makes it appropriate for natural disinfectants. Blood orange oil also clears the lymphatic system, improving immune function. The oil is also reputed to rid termites without the use of harmful chemicals. Blood orange oil is suitable for practically all applications and is a sure bet with it’s invigorating and unmistakable aroma