Orange belongs to the citrus fruit family and is known for sweet and tangy aroma. The peel is extracted and crushed into powder for obtaining hydrosol of orange. It has some herbal and medicinal properties which makes it use as in Ayurvedic medicine as well fragrance makes it useful in perfumery industries. It also carries antibacterial properties, which makes it use in toiletries and insect killer liquids.
Every floral and citrus oil
Linalool, limonene, linalyl acetate, geraniol
Orange hydrosol is used in many of the industries like perfumery, cosmetics and Ayurvedic medicine pharmaceuticals. As in perfumery industries, the oil is mixed in sprays and perfumes because of sweet and tangy aroma, which is refreshing. The medicines having the orange hydrosol is useful in treatment of colic, upset stomach and digestive tract. It is also useful in tension, depression and hypertension.