The tangerine is a cultivar of the mandarin orange, and as such, the essential oils have similar properties. Their fragrances are somewhat different; try both to see which appeals to you more.
Use in the bath or shower for absorption and aromatherapy benefits
Diffuse for aromatherapy benefits
Massage, diluted, for physical ailments
Use with compress for muscle pain and stiffness
Tangerine essential oil can be a dermal irritant for sensitive individuals. Conduct a patch test before use. Tangerine essential oil is phototoxic. Avoid exposing application sites to sunlight for 12 to 24 hours following application. Avoid exposure to sunlight for 12 to 24 hours after use. May cause skin irritation.