Botanical name / Scientific Name: Citrus aurantium
Common Name: Sweet Orange
Citrus bioflavonoids are derived from the rind and pulp of citrus fruits. Citrus bioflavonoids work synergistically with vitamin C as they are needed for vitamin C to be used effectively by the body. They also increase the effectiveness of vitamin C by slowing down its breakdown.
- It is effective for treatment of fungal skin infections (ringworm, jock itch, and athlete's foot).
- It is used for gastrointestinal (GI) disorders including ulcers in the intestine, constipation, diarrhea, blood in feces, drooping (prolapsed) anus or rectum, and intestinal gas.