Orange Peel

orange peel

Orange Peel – Citrus Aurantium and Citrus Sinensis

A delicious flavouring that can also be good for you, what’s not to like!

History

Orange peel has been used traditionally in Chinese Medicine; the most important flavanone in oranges, found in orange peel, is ”herperidin”, which has been shown to lower high blood pressure as well as cholesterol in animal studies, and to have strong anti-inflammatory properties. The Name “herperidin” derives from  the Greek mythological nymphs, “The Hesperides”, which were, nymphs who guarded a garden in which golden apples grow.

Benefits

  • Morning sickness
  • Digestive Upsets
  • Abdominal bloating
  • Nausea
  • Poor appetite.
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