Bitter Orange Essential Oil
Bitter Orange has a long history of medicinal use in China and the Amazon rainforest for treating nasal congestion, indigestion, bladder problems and insomnia. Bitter Orange essential oil is used as a sedative, as well as for the improvement of abdominal spasms and indigestion. The compounds in the orange oil increase the secretion and flow of the stomach juice, improve digestion, prevent dyspepsia and increase appetite. The German Commission E recognizes bitter orange peel as a remedy for appetite loss. The Bitter Orange peels have anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties and are useful for the treatment of acne and blemishes. Bitter Orange is also used for regulating fat levels in the blood, lowering blood sugar in people with diabetes, stimulating the heart and circulation, “blood purification,” disorders of liver and gallbladder, kidney and bladder diseases, and as a sedative for sleep disorders.
Bitter orange essential oil
Bitter orange benefits are varied. We can use different kinds of Bitter Orange. Bitter orange extract, Bitter orange oil, Bitter orange essential oil is the common kinds of this product.
Health Benefits of Bitter Orange
- Fitness and weight loss
- constipation treatment
- High blood pressure treatments
- Treatment of diabetes
- Skin and hair
1- The Benefits and properties of Bitter Orange for Skin and hair
Bitter Orange can be used as a natural moisturizer.
The orange skin has anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties, which are beneficial for acne treatment.
Foot fungus treatment
Bitter Orange and its peel have antifungal properties and are useful for treating fungus.
Natural hair conditioner
Apply one cooked Bitter Orange to the hair to soften and shine the hair.
2- Fitness and weight loss
Studies have shown that the Alkaloids Synfain in Bitter Orange promotes body metabolism and decrease in appetite, and besides exercise, it can help for Fitness and weight loss.
3- Cold treatment
Bitter Orange like the citrus family are rich in vitamin C and are useful for the prevention and treatment of cold, nasal congestion, and the treatment of a sinus infection.
4- Pregnant women
High amounts of vitamin C present in Bitter Orange can increase absorption of iron and is beneficial for the treatment of anemia in pregnant women.
There is no research on the side effects of Bitter Orange on pregnant women in pregnancy and lactation, but it is better to avoid excessive Bitter Orange consumption during this period.
5- Blood pressure
In traditional medicine sources, the consumption of Bitter Orange causes high blood pressure control. In any case, people with high blood pressure should refrain from high consumption of Bitter Orange.
6- diabetes and blood sugar.
Research shows that consuming Bitter Orange for four months will reduce blood sugar levels in people with Type 2 diabetes. It also reduces the blood glucose levels of people with diabetes.
7- The Heart
Bitter Orange reduces high cholesterol in the blood and can be beneficial to prevent heart disease.
8- stomach and digestive system
Studies have shown that consuming Bitter Orange has cured the stomach of pain and stomach ulcers, treating the bowel movement in constipation and diarrhea.
Dosage form and packaging
Oral Drop 15 ml
Bitter Orange (Citrus aurantium) essential oil
Take 3-5 drops in a glass of water or juice, 3 times a day.
Citrus cause to increase in gastric acid secretion. So it is better to not to use gastric acid-reducing medications.
* Since production of each kilogram of natural essential oils requires processing several hundred kilograms of plant, hence resulting oil is highly concentrated and aromatic, and using only a few drops of it can help to maintain and to improve your health; but if you wish, you can frequently use, according to your taste.
* Exposure of this product in cold environments, causes to the slower dropping. To revert to its original state, it is sufficient to put it in a warm area again.
* Store at room temperature (15-30ºC).
* Protect from direct light and heat.
* Keep out of the reach of children.