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Orange Peel

  • Orange Peel cut and sifted
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Orange Peel, Small Cut

Certified Organic - Valencia California - USA

Also Known As - Citrus sinensis, Sweet Orange, Valencia Orange, Ruby Orange, Navel Orange.

Overview - Orange is one of the popular fruits of the world. The health benefits associated with them are many and known to many. They supply good amounts of vitamin A, vitamin C, dietary fibres, folates etc. However, it is not only the fruit but also the peel that has a plethora of benefits to offer. So next time you eat an orange, do not throw away the peel but use it.

Medicinal Uses - Orange peels are a great ayurvedic medicine for those suffering from disorders and diseases caused due to kapha and pitta doshas. The peel has medicinal properties that balance these doshas and help to alleviate related illnesses. It can perk your appetite, improve digestion, and help to get rid of other abdominal troubles like flatulence, heartburn and vomiting. Being a great expectorant, orange- peel powder is used to relieve phlegm and clear the respiratory tract, thus alleviating conditions like asthma and cough.

  • Orange peel can effectively lower cholesterol levels. Orange peel contains a flavonoid known as hesperidine, which is said to prevent colon cancer and osteoporosis. Consuming the peel of this fruit also ensures healthy liver functions.
  • Essential oil extracted from orange peels has amazing therapeutic benefits. It helps to uplift your mood and has a calming effect on the nerves. This essential oil is helpful in curing insomnia. So, whenever you are feeling stressed, add some dried peels or a few drops of essential oil to your bathtub or a bucket of water and bathe with it.
  • Orange peels are a boon for skin, as they possess anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal properties. The dried peels can be powdered and used to scrub and exfoliate skin. It is a great cleanser, helps to cure acne and pus filled pimples and remove blackheads, dark spots and pigmentation.

Parts Used - The peel of the fruit picked at its ripe stage and then dried.

Preparations - The cut peel is traditionally used as a tea, and the powdered peel is used to add a sweet, fizzy flavor to drinks. Many cosmetics call for peel in either cut form or as a powder. Its light flavor makes it easy to add into tea blends, and the peel can also be incorporated into jams, jellies, stir-fry dishes and many other culinary creations.

Precautions - Women who are pregnant should not take Orange peel and there have been a few cases where children developed intestinal colic. Large doses may cause photo-toxicity in some individuals.

Disclaimer - These products are not intended to diagnose, treat cure or prevent any disease. Reviews are not intended as a substitute for appropriate medical care or the advice of a physician or another medical professional. Actual results may vary among users. Mountain Maus Remedies LLC makes no warranty or representation, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy or validity of the information contributed by outside product review submissions, and assumes no responsibility or liability regarding the use of such information. The information and statements regarding the dietary supplements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. If you have a medical condition or disease, please talk to your health care provider. If you are currently taking a prescription medication, you should work with your health care provider before discontinuing any drug or altering any drug regimen, including augmenting your regimen with any herb or dietary supplements. Do not attempt to self-diagnose any disease or ailment based on the reviews and do not use the information contained herein for diagnosing or treating a health problem or disease. Proper medical care is critical to good health. If you have a health concern or suspect you have an undiagnosed sign or symptom, please consult a physician or health care practitioner. 


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