Our orange peel is sourced from top fruit processing companies in Ghana that maintain high quality production standards. Our processed orange peel powder contains no additives and it’s processed to maintain the nutritive value of the orange peel. Orange peels are beneficial in management and treatment of several disease conditions. They can also be infused in cosmetic products for during formulations as well.
Constituents of orange peel:
- Vitamins: Vitamin C, A, B5, B6
- Minerals: calcium, Iron, magnesium, zinc, copper, potassium, phosphorous
- Pigments: B-Carotene
Controlling Cholesterol levels:
Orange peels contain hespetidin, a compound known for its antioxidant properties. It is also found in orange pulp but in much lower amount. Hespetidin helps in lowering the cholesterol level of the body and maintain the blood pressure.
Orange peel contains pectin, a natural fiber which prevents problem like constipation and maintain the blood sugar level. Pectin also helps in promoting the growth of good bacteria in the intestine which results in better digestion.
Orange peel contains natural oil which makes the skin elastic, strong and beautiful. This oil acts as natural cleanser this essential oil can be used in soaps and water-less hand cleaners. The oil is a solvent, so it can effectively clean skin without the use of hazardous chemicals. Orange oil is also used as a scent in perfumes and cleaning products.
Tea prepared from the orange peel is an excellent remedy for weight loss. It increases metabolism, removes fat from the body and increases the body energy and stamina. It is also an excellent remedy for insomnia.
Orange peels are a boon for skin, as they possess anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal properties. The dried peels can be powdered and used to scrub and exfoliate skin. It is a great cleanser, helps to cure acne and pus filled pimples and remove blackheads, dark spots and pigmentation. Orange peel acts as natural sunscreen. It contains d-limonene which works as a shield to UV rays of sun. Rubbing orange peel on skin gives additional benefits like prevention from acne and premature aging
Orange peels contain anti-inflammatory nutrients which help in fighting haemorrhoids and even cancer. Orange peels also contain flavonoids which De-accelerate the growth of cancer cells.