Peel (Citrus sinensis)
| Orange peel has various uses and benefits and is
widely used for cosmetic and medicinal purposes.
Orange peel can help in enhancing your skin and
overall health. Orange peel helps in naturally cleansing the skin along with
preventing pimples and acne. Orange peel has beneficial antioxidants that help
in preventing your skin from premature aging and wrinkling. Orange peel face
mask helps in providing a natural glow and radiance on your skin. Orange peel
absorbs the oils from the open pores in your skin, thereby helping reduce the
greasy shine that results on the face due to excess oil. It also helps to pick
up dead and dry skin cells from the surface, making the face look brighter and
Orange peel is also
beneficial for your overall health as it helps in lowering your cholesterol
levels and in digestion related problems
Orange peel extract
could fight skin cancer
(PEOH), found naturally in mint and citrus fruits and also used as a food
additive, is a powerful inhibitor of both UVB-induced non-melanoma and melanoma,
reported researchers this week.
The compound has
already been shown to inhibit the growth of many cancers and pre-cancerous
lesions either by helping to fight cancer-causing chemicals or by interfering
with signals that cause rapid cell division.
Speaking at the
Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research meeting in the US this week, Dr Janine
Einspahr from the Arizona Cancer Center in Tucson, said: "Our research has
documented that perillyl alcohol is a potent in vivo inhibitor of both
UVB-induced non-melanoma and melanoma in a transgenic animal model."
information presented herein is intended for educational purposes only. These
statements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose,
cure, treat or prevent disease. Individual results may vary, and before using
any supplements, it is always advisable to consult with your own health care