Simple Herbal Extracts | Orange Peel


Orange Peel

Botanical Name

Citrus sinensis

Part Used




Traditional Information*

A superb digestive stimulant and carminative little used in the U.S. It stimulates hydrochloric acid production, making it an effective remedy for achlorhydria. Orange peel also reduces gas, nausea and borborygmus. Essential oils found in this herb such as limonene have shown the ability to suppress tumor growth.

Herbal Therapeutics Research Library, David Winston (RH) AHG

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