Because limonene makes up 95% of blood orange essential oil, it has potent antioxidant and calming properties and blood orange can help detoxify and remove impurities from the skin. Blood orange essential oil is known for its invigorating yet calming scent. The radiant oil exhilarates the senses and inspires a positive outlook. The centering and calming scent of blood orange can generate feelings of security and promote communication.