Citrus oils can be segmented on the basis of type which includes orange oil, bergamot oil, lemon oil, lime oil, mandarin oil and grapefruit oil. Among all these types, orange oil is readily available and the most inexpensive of all essential oils. Due to its aromatic and blending properties, and wide usage as commercial cleaners, orange oil market is expected to grow quickly in the forecast period.
Citrus oils can also be segmented on the basis of application. The citrus oils finds its application in food industry, cosmetics and fragrances preparation and as therapeutic massage oils. Food industry is the leading segment in terms of usage of citrus oils as solvents due to its antibacterial and antiseptic properties and are also recognized as GRAS (Generally recognized as safe). Citrus oils such as grapefruit oils and lemon oils are intensively used for massages and skin treatment, owing to their antiseptic, antibacterial and immune stimulating properties.