Orange Essence

Orange Essence

“I am the sunlight of heaven here on earth.”

Botanical Name: Citrus sinensis

Link to Chakra:  Crown Chakra

Origin: A native of Asia, the word Orange derives from Sanskrit nāraṅgaḥ “orange tree”, with borrowings through Persian nārang, Arabic nāranj, Spanish naranja, Late Latin arangia, Italian arancia or arancio, and Old French orenge, in chronological order.

Traditional herbal uses:  Excellent source of ascorbic acid (vitamin C), sedative (especially for children), digestive, mood enhancer.

Energetic properties:

  • Enjoyment of life
  • Raises low mood
  • Calming

This essence was made with the help of Momodou, a good friend of ours. This huge orange tree (with very shady leaves and delicious fruit) sits squarely in the middle of Momodou’s family compound.  I couldn’t think of a better way to honour this tree than to make an essence.

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