Bitter Orange Benefits

Bitter Orange BenefitsBitter Orange Benefits

Bitter Orange is a plant rich in vitamins and minerals, and as such has many different benefits. It is commonly used to treat fungal infections, a variety of digestive issues, and inflammation and pain.

Fungal Infections

When applied to the skin, bitter orange oil can help treat a variety of fungal infections such as ringworm, athlete’s foot, and jock itch.

Digestive Issues

Bitter orange has been used in ancient Chinese medicine to treat everything from indigestion and heart burn to nausea and vomiting, to constipation. It is either eaten (peel, leaves, and/or fruit) or made into a tonic, and the afflicted person drinks it to find relief.

Inflammation and Pain

When the oil is applied to the skin, particularly the eyelids, it can help reduce swelling and pain associated with muscle and joints.

We are not doctors. The information provided throughout this website is provided for informational purposes only. Please see a medical professional before using bitter orange to treat any medical condition.

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