Orange Peel Tea - Citrus aurantium
Orange Peel Tea - Citrus aurantium

Orange Peel Tea - Citrus aurantium

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Orange Peel Tea great Natural Migraine Relief

Orange Peel Tea (Sour) - Citrus aurantium        

Origin: Brazil

Used part: Fruit pericarp


Sour orange also known as orange horse and orange of china, has been widely used because of its medicinal properties. Scientific name and itrus aurantium L., the plant can be consumed in the form of jams, jellies and jellies, in addition to being found also in the form of essential oil.

Health benefits:

The orange is one of the tropical fruits most appreciated and with many nutritional properties, rich in vitamin C, so it is also widely used to prevent flu and still has other vitamins such as A and B. With the fruit juices, sweets, cakes and several other recipes, since it is quite versatile, besides being nutritious and refreshing!

Its antioxidant properties form its main benefit. There are over 170 different types of phytochemicals, including flavonoids. These have anti-inflammatory properties, in addition to inhibiting the formation of blood clots and the formation of tumors. Orange is also an excellent energizer, laxative, prevents infections, cancer of the mouth, stomach and even reduces the risk of stroke.

Orange juice contains potassium, being effective in controlling blood pressure, and beta carotene, a cell renewal. Ideally, to take better advantage of the nutrients of the fruit, is to make the juice in the blender or in a centrifuge, taking advantage of parts that if squeezed the fruit, would be discarded.

But orange does not prevent or treat only colds and flu, it is indicated for treatment of:

  • Arthritis
  • Drop excess of uric acid
  • Hypertension
  • Fever
  • Weakness
  • Help in cases of kidney stones
  • Ulcers
  • Obesity
  • Is digestive
  • Good for wound healing

In addition to the pulp, the orange still provides more use options, the shell! This is used in tea, which treats migraine and weight loss effect! It has antioxidant properties, which benefits the body even more, since it protects it from diseases and increases and improves organic cleaning and removes excess fluids, fighting the swelling.

If the peel is used fresh, or dried in the shade, it also conserves vitamin C, being the tea a good preventive of colds and flu. It also works as a natural antidepressant, antispasmodic, anticoagulant, has carminative, digestive, diuretic, detoxifying and sedative properties. Tea is indicated in cases of anxiety, hysteria, nervousness, tachycardia and in gastrointestinal problems such as: heartburn, digestive tract colic, flatulence and poor digestion.

The plant has properties that help in the treatment of obesity, constipation, cholera, respiratory diseases, metabolic disorders, headaches, arthritis, gas, fever, uric acid accumulation, insomnia, influenza, scurvy, stress, diuresis, dyspepsia, among others. It is also indicated to cleanse the body and reduce fats and body fluids due to its action as an antioxidant. It is excellent for weight loss, as it is a dietary supplement used to treat obese individuals as it inhibits appetite as well as helping to reduce bleeding by reducing fluid retention.


  1. Put 2 tbsp to a quart of water
  2. Let it cook for about 10 minutes from the moment it starts to boil
  3. Remove from the heat and let stand, covered, for 10 minutes
  4. Strain and is ready for use

How to drink:

Take 2 to 3 cups a day.


The plant is contraindicated for patients who have high blood pressure, as it has as a side effect the increase in blood pressure. Also avoid during pregnancy and lactation as well as patients with thyroid problems.