Kumquat 5ml - Plant Therapy


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Sweet, fresh, citrusy

The tiniest member of the citrus family, Kumquats may be small in size but are definitely big on flavour and personality! Yes, they may look like miniature oranges but unlike other citrus fruits, it is the skinny peel that is sweet and edible. The juicy flesh itself is on the tart side and can only be described as wincingly sour.

Kumquat essential oil contains up to 94% Limonene which gives it a distinct citrusy aroma. This refreshing scent makes it a great addition to DIY air fresheners and household cleaning products!

Feel like you could use a pep talk? Diffuse or add to your personal inhaler to help boost your mood, stimulate your mind, get a new perspective on things, and invigorate your senses!

Blends Well With:

Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cedarwood (All Types), Chamomile (All Types), Frankincense (All Types), Lavender, Patchouli, Sandalwood Australian, and Vetiver.

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Fortunella Japonica (Kumquat) Peel Oil

SKU: PT019Categories: Essential Oil Singles, Plant Therapy

Based in Twin Falls, Idaho, Plant Therapy was established in 2011 and is a leading supplier of organic essential oils, carrier oils, pre-diluted roll-ons, and more. All of their oils are 100% pure and free from any additives, adulterants or dilutions. 

How to use Essential Oils


Add 2-4 drops of essential oil to your diffuser after having added water to the fill line. Some oils may require 4-8 drops to be added.


Essential oils should always be diluted before applying to the skin. Blend essential oil with coconut oil, almond oil or any other suitable carrier oil for massage.


Essential oils suitable for inhalation should be diluted by adding 1-2 drops of essential oil to a bowl of steaming water. Place a towel over your head and the bowl of water. With your eyes closed, inhale the scent for up to 5 minutes at a time.

Other uses

You can add 3-5 drops of essential oil to a full bath of water, or onto a face washer placed in the bottom of your shower.

Rollerbottles are handy for ‘on the go’ applications – simply fill a rollerbottle with your preferred carrier oil and add some drops of your essential oil. You can also fit a rollerball top to an essential oil bottle rather than using a separate bottle – make sure to dilute your oil however. If that sounds like too much work, you can simply purchase ready made rollerbottles.

Essential oils are great additions to bases to make your own personal care items such as soaps, face creams or shampoos. You can also use essential oils to help cut down on chemicals in your cleaning supplies. Make sure to check out our blog articles for more ideas!

Get To Know Your Oil

Aromatic Description

Clean, fresh, citrusy aroma

Botanic Name

Fortunella japonica

Country Of Origin


Derived From

Fruit peel

Method Of Extraction

Cold Pressed

Safety Cautions

Essential oils are natural, but they are also concentrated. We recommend following basic safety precautions when using your oils:

  • Essential oils should not be ingested, unless it is under the guidance of a suitably qualified practitioner.

  • Do not use oils undiluted on the skin, unless the instructions permit otherwise. Many oils can cause irritation when placed directly on skin, particularly on sensitive areas such as the eyes or mouth. Some oils (particularly those in the citrus family) can cause photosensitivity if used prior to going out in the sun - please check instructions carefully.

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you should consult your healthcare practitioner prior to using essential oils. As a general guideline, oils should be avoided for the first four months of pregnancy and never used undiluted. Some oils should be avoided during pregnancy: Bay, Basil, Cedar wood, Clary Sage, Comfrey, Cypress, Fennel, Ginger, Hyssop, Jasmine, Juniper, Lemongrass, Marjoram, Melissa, Myrrh, Peppermint, Rose, Rosemary, Sage & Thyme.

  • Children can be particularly affected by essential oils. Some oils should not be used in children under the age of 7, and specific dilution ratios are recommended depending on the essential oil and the age of the child. We recommend consulting an appropriate practitioner prior to using oils on children.