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Orange (Kamala lebu)


It is a citrus fruit. It contains vitamin C in adequate quantities. The tree of the sweet orange often grows to a height of 6 metres (20 ft.) and sometimes attains 10 metres (33 ft.). The broad, glossy, evergreen leaves are medium sized and ovate. Flowers are very fragrant. Although the usual shape of the sweet orange is round, certain varieties are greatly elongated and others much flattened. The pulp of the sweet orange is agreeably acidulous and sweet, the peel is comparatively smooth and oil glands are carved.

The fruit juice is an effective remedy for cough and cold, fever, scurvy, arthritis, rheumatism, gout, hvpertension, sun-stroke, heat-stroke, nervous debility and menorrhagia.

According to Dr. H. Harold Home, sweet orange juice acts as a mild laxative, and it is very effective during cough and cold, fevers, general debility, dimness of vision, anaemia, lassitude, constipation, scurvy, and headache. It cures vomiting and checks car-sickness, It is very useful in low blood pressure.

Benefit and uses of Orange.

  • Citrus or orange are believed to have medicinal properties that are helpful in the fight against several diseases.
  • Oranges are eaten to allay fever and catarrh. The roasted pulp is prepared as a poultice for skin diseases.
  • Essential oils are volatile oils obtained from the citrus fruits peel´s sacks. They are used by the food industry to give flavor to drinks and foods. They are also a component for the pharmaceutical industry for the preparation of medicines and soaps, perfumes and other cosmetics, as well as for home cleaning products.
  • Orange juice is antiseptic, anti-bilious and hemostatic.
  • Oarnge make a mustard vinaigrette with syrup, mustard, vinegar and olive oil.
  • The strength & quality of the oils are outstanding, & they create a noticeable & genuine difference to a treatment. As a practitioner dealing with Sports Injuries, Stress Management, and muscular-Skeletal problems, The range of Peeled Orange massage oils gives excellent cover for a whole spectrum of client problems”
  • Orange juice and grapefruit juice, are high in flavonoids, folate, and vitamin C, leading them to be potentially beneficial in reducing the risk of heart disease. Orange juice to promote decreases in cholesterol.


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