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Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Citrus aurantium?
If you know websites containing any information about Citrus aurantium please link to them.
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Here is some basic information about Citrus aurantium and a list of ethnobotanical uses which includes medicinal uses and other uses of Citrus aurantium.


Citrus aurantium basic info
Scientific Name: Citrus aurantium L..
Family: Rutaceae.
Genus: Citrus.
Common names in English: bitter orange, Seville orange, sour orange.
For common names of Citrus aurantium in different languages - See link
Description: Bitter orange, Seville orange, sour orange, bigarade orange, or marmalade orange refers to a citrus tree (Citrus × aurantium) and its fruit. It is a hybrid between Citrus maxima (pomelo) and Citrus reticulata (mandarin). The Seville orange variety is used in the production of armalade and is also employed in herbal medicine as a stimulant and appetite suppressant, due to its active ingredient, synephrine. Bitter orange supplements have been linked to a number of serious side effects and deaths, and consumer groups advocate that people avoid using the fruit medically. - for more info about Citrus aurantium See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Citrus aurantium
*The information in this list is based on the ethnobotanical data in Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases.
Dr. Duke does not recommend using this information for self diagnosis or self medication. - See link


Citrus aurantium in other websites
Citrus aurantium common names, economics importance, distributional range and more in the USDA GRIN website - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for academic researches with the search term Citrus aurantium - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Citrus aurantium - See link.


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