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International Journal of Pharmacognosy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part A (2024)

Orange peel: A comprehensive review on residue properties

Author(s):

Nakul Sonawane, Saloni Patil, Chandrabhan Patil, Sumesh Patil and Rohit Chinchore

Abstract:

Growing consumer awareness has made it more economical and environmentally friendly to use renewable resources. Orange fruits, also known as citrus fruits, are rich in various vitamins, minerals, folic acid, and antioxidants such carotenoids, flavonoids, anthocyanin’s, and phenolic acids. They also contain linalool, which is present in large amounts (35%), such as fiber to support healthy immunity, which includes the stomach and digestive system; it is also beneficial for expectant mothers as it enhances digestion and promotes waste removal. All these have laxative and low-cholesterol properties as well as anti-infection, anti-cancer, diabetic, and anti-bacterial effects. Orange peel is thought to be quite useful for a number of medical conditions when consumed regularly. Orange peels can be used in an interesting process called anaerobic digestion, which produces biogas from food waste since it has a high energy content. This work has addressed the analysis of in-vitro and in-vivo tests for various purposes. Peels are an excellent natural source of health-promoting phytochemicals and can be used in the food sector as natural, preferred antioxidants and antimicrobials, anti-fungal, and used s for production of biofuels. More beneficial than Orange fruit is Orange peel. It is applied topically and taken orally, important information that can be helpful in selecting the best extraction technique for bioactive chemicals from vegetable sources. The review presents a comprehensive description on the Orange peel as various biological properties and other activities.

Pages: 22-27  |  140 Views  59 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Nakul Sonawane, Saloni Patil, Chandrabhan Patil, Sumesh Patil and Rohit Chinchore. Orange peel: A comprehensive review on residue properties. Int. J. Pharmacognosy Pharm. Sci. 2024;6(1):22-27. DOI: 10.33545/27067009.2024.v6.i1a.134
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