Sweet Orange

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What other names is Sweet Orange known by?

Bioflavonoid Complex, Bioflavonoid Concentrate, Bioflavonoid Extract, , Bioflavonoïde d'Agrumes, Bioflavonoïdes, Bioflavonoids, Blood Orange, Citri Sinensis, Citrus, Citrus aurantium, Citrus aurantium var. dulcis, Citrus aurantium var. sinensis, Citrus Bioflavones, Citrus Bioflavonoid, Citrus Bioflavonoid Extract, Citrus Bioflavonoids, Citrus Extract, Citrus Flavones, Citrus Flavonoids, Citrus macracantha, Citrus Peel Extract, Citrus Seed Extract, Citrus sinensis, Complexe de Bioflavonoïde, Concentré de Bioflavonoïde, Extrait d'Agrume, Extrait de Bioflavonoïde, Extrait de Bioflavonoïde d'Agrumes, Extrait de Zeste d'Agrume, Flavonoïdes d'Agrumes, Flavonoids, Jaffa Orange, Jus d'Orange, Naranja Dulce, Navel Orange, Orange, Orange de Jaffa, Orange de Valence, Orange Douce, Orange Douce Sauvage, Orange Juice, Orange Peel, Orange Sanguine, Pericarpium, Red Orange, Shamouti Orange, Shamouti Sweet Orange, Valencia Orange, Wild Orange, Wild Sweet Orange, Zeste d'Orange, Zeste d'Orange Douce.

What is Sweet Orange?

Sweet orange is a fruit. The peel and juice are used to make medicine.

Possibly Effective for...

  • Preventing high blood pressure and stroke.
  • High cholesterol.

Possibly Ineffective for...

  • Preventing prostate cancer. Consuming sweet oranges or sweet orange juice does not decrease the chance of getting prostate cancer.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Asthma, colds, coughs, eating disorders, cancerous breast sores, kidney stones, and other conditions.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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