The wild variety of sweet orange produces oil with a particularly zesty odour, which is primarily used in the flavour industry for beverages and confectionery.
Category Essential Oils and Extracts
Regional Availability Worldwide
Harvest Period No data available
Natural Status EU Natural
Organoleptic Descriptors fresh, grapefruit, orange peel
Common Applications passion fruit, citrus, lemon, lime, peach, orange, apricot, mandarin
Appearance Yellow to orange liquid
Optical Rotation +91.0 to +99.0
Refractive Index @20℃ 1.4700 - 1.4800
Specific Gravity @20℃ 0.847 - 0.858
Flash Point ℃ 49°C
Shelf Life (months) 12
Storage Recommendations Store in cool, dry place in tightly sealed containers, protected from heat and light.