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Orange Peel (Citrus aurantium) - Herbal Remedy for Scurvy

Orange Peel, Citrus aurantium
  • Botanical Name: Citrus aurantium
  • Family: Rutaceae
  • Other Name - Orange Peel

Uses of Orange Peel

  • Nervous disorders
  • Skin conditions
  • Bronchitis conditions
  • Upset stomach
  • Tumor

How to Use in Different Diseases?

  • An infusion of dried flowers is used as a mild nervous stimulant.
  • The skin is used for extraction. The epicarp is a very versatile compound and is used for its astringent quality, as well as the fact that it helps to prevent skin fragility and perks up skin tone.
  • The orange oil is used to treat chronic bronchitis.
  • Tea made from dried orange flowers stimulates the nervous system.
  • Feeding of orange oils, rich in limonene, seemed to inhibit tumors of fore stomach, lung and mammary tumors.
  • It is also useful for scurvy.

Parts Used

Whole plant


  • Oil - Twice daily
  • Infusion - 15ml
  • Tea - 2 to 4gm


Oil, Infusion, Tea

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