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


Citrus sinensis basic info
Scientific Name: Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck.
Family: Rutaceae.
Genus: Citrus.
Common names in English: navel orange, orange, sweet orange, Valencia orange.
For common names of Citrus sinensis in different languages - See link
Description: The orange (specifically, the sweet orange) is the fruit of the citrus species Citrus × sinensis in the family Rutaceae. The fruit of the Citrus × sinensis is considered a sweet orange, whereas the fruit of the Citrus × aurantium is considered a bitter orange. - for more info about Citrus sinensis See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Citrus sinensis
*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 sinensis in other websites
Citrus sinensis 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 sinensis - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Citrus sinensis - See link.


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