Latin name: Citrus sinensis
Other names: Citrus Dulcis, Sweet
A Remedy For
What It Is; Why It Works
The outer peel of this particular
variety of orange has a calming effect on the stomach.
Like other citrus trees, China
Orange originated in Asia, but is now
cultivated in subtropical regions
worldwide. The plant was probably brought to Europe by Arab invaders.
No known medical conditions preclude
the use of China Orange.
At customary dosage levels, China
Orange poses no dangers.
Possible Drug Interactions
No drug interactions have been
Special Information If You Are
Pregnant or Breastfeeding
No harmful effects are known.
How to Prepare
Use only the fruit's outer rind;
discard the white pith layer below it. The peel can be used fresh or dried.
China Orange is taken orally. The
usual daily dosage is 10 to 15 grams (2
to 3 teaspoonfuls).
No information on overdosage is