Mandarin Essential Oil

Effectiveness

Mandarin essential oil has insufficient reliable evidence to rate as a preventative for nasopharyngeal carcinoma (nasopharynx cancer). There is only 1 study which tests its effectiveness.

Safety

Mandarin essential oil rates as likely safewhen used orally in amounts commonly found in foods. Clary sage has Generally Recognized As Safe status (GRAS) for use in foods in the US.

Adverse Reactions

Mandarin essential oil has been associated with contact dermatitis.
 

Interactions

Cytochrome P450 3a4 (Cyp3a4) Substrates. Be watchful of this combination.
Midazolam (Versed).  Be watchful of this combination.