In ancient China, the mandarin orange was given to public officials, called mandarins, whose orange robes had a similar color. Today, it continues to symbolize fortune and good luck. Citrus nobilis is one of the four main species of mandarin orange.
Le Citrus nobilis used in essential oil comes from Brazil or Argentina
Mandarin orange essential oil is included on the list of "Natural Sources of Flavorings”. Very popular for its fresh, invigorating, floral scent, the essential oil is considered to be relaxing and purifying.