Blood Orange

Blood orange is a citrus fruit characterized by a pulp with a peculiar red color. In Sicily it identifies three varieties (Moro, Tarocco and Sanguinello) with Protected Geographical Indication (IGP) grown in the provinces of Catania, Enna, Ragusa and Siracusa.

Our Essential Oils: Blood Orange

Product Blood Orange Essential Oil
Botanical species Citrus sinensis (Osbeck)
Part usedPeel of fruit
Main essence components Limonene, decanal
Citrus transformation period January-April
Cultivation Area Sicily, Calabria
Difference with Blond OrangeLess aldehyde content but higher valencene content