Orange blossom. Properties. Medicinal plants

Orange blossom (Citrus aurantium)

Properties of orange blossom

- The flowers of bitter orange (orange) are used by the power recognized sedative, anxiolytic and antispasmodic.
- Used successfully on anxiety, insomnia, nervousness, stress, palpitations, migraine headaches of nervous origin, neurovegetative dystonia, nervous cough.

Contraindications of orange flowers

- It is recommended to refrain from prescribing essential oils via internal during pregnancy, lactation, children under six years or patients with gastritis, duodenal ulcer, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, liver disease, epilepsy and neurological diseases.
- Do not administer or apply topically to children under six years old or people with respiratory allergies or hypersensitivity to essential oil of orange blossom.
- Do not use dosage forms containing alcohol orally to children under two years or people with Etilicos

Side effects of orange blossom

None known.

Toxicity: 0 - 1 - 2 - 3

Do not expose the skin to the sun after the application of essential oil (especially people with sensitive skin) may occur a phenomenon of photosensitization.
Consider the alcoholic content of the fluid extract and tincture where children and people whose styles.

(0 = none, 1 = somewhat toxic, 2 = toxic, 3 = very toxic)

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