Science of Herbs

Citrus Sinensis

Citrus Sinensis

Common Name: Mosambi,
English Name: Mozambique Orange, Sweet Orange
Botanical Name: Citrus sinensis (Linn.) Osbeck.

Description: The orange tree, reaching 25 ft (7.5 m) up to 50 ft (15 m), has a rounded crown of slender branches. The twigs are twisted and angled when young and may bear slender, semi-flexible, bluntish spines in the leaf axils. 

Chemical Constituents: The main chemical components of orange oil are a-pinene, sabinene, myrcene, limonene, linalool, citronellal, neral and geranial.

Properties: Anticoagulant, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodic, bactericidal, carminative, cholagogue, digestive, diuretic, expectorant, fungicidal, stimulant, stomachic, tonic, eliminates toxins and stimulates the lymphatic system, while supporting collagen formation in the skin.

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