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Orange Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
GI 35. GL 4.1
Botanical Name
Citrus Sinensis
Hindi Name

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Orange Cures

Most Effective

Highly Effective


Action of Orange

Most Effective

Highly Effective

Nutrients in Orange

Highly Effective

Taste of

Nature of


Parts Used

Flowers, Leaves, Fruit, Fruit Peels

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Orange

Avoid use during Pregnancy.
Excess may cause Allergic Reaction.
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Orange is a fruit of tree.
It is an evergreen.
It grows in tropical, subtropical climates.
It grows up to 12 M.
Best used for Water Retention, Obesity.

Note : It increases the production of White Blood Cells ( WBC ).



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Materia Medica for Orange

Orange General

Orange is known as Santra in Hindi. It is a citrus fruit that belongs to the Rutaceae family. It improves the overall health. It is a popular fruit because of its high nutritional value and sweet and tangy flavor. Oranges are acidic in nature.
It is a fat free and calorie free fruit. It helps you to get rid of your extra inches and makes you fit. Thus, it maintains the body weight.

Nutrients in Orange
Oranges are packed with healthy nutrients namely Choline, Zeaxanthin and carotenoids. Choline is the main nutrient present in Oranges. It helps in promoting good sleep, relaxes the muscle movement and enhances the learning power. Zeaxanthinn and Carotenoids are the antioxidants that help in building immunity against diseases. They even prevent the formation of Cancer cells.

Heart functions
Orange keeps a control on the Heart rate. It strengthens the Heart muscles and keeps the Heart healthy. It maintains healthy Blood pressure level in the body. Hespiridin and Pectin are compounds found in Orange that help in reducing High Blood Pressure. Pectin prevents the absorption of unhealthy fats. This prevents the risk of High Cholesterol.

Sexual Health
Oranges cure Male Infertility and promote sperm healthy. The folate compound present in Orange is essential for sperms health and protects them from genetic damage.

Skin Benefits
Lutein and Beta Carotene are found in Orange. They nourish Skin Cells and provide the Skin a gorgeous appearance. These compounds help in fighting free radicals and prevent Premature Aging. They cure Wrinkles and Blemishes.

Orange juice reduces the risk of Kidney Diseases and prevents the formation of Kidney Stones.
The polyphenols present in Orange are beneficial in combating Viral Infections.
Oranges are a rich source of Iron and Vitamin C. They are used in treating Anemia.
Oranges are good for sharp vision. The richness of Vitamin A and healthy flavonoids keeps the membrane of eyes healthy.
It helps in stimulating digestive juices and manages the bowel movements. The richness of dietary fibers in oranges ease the trouble of Constipation.
Take fresh orange juice to alleviate inflammatory troubles. It is used to get relief from Arthritis Pain and Inflammation.
It cleanses the digestive tract and treats Intestinal Ulcers.

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Orange ( Santra ) for Acid Reflux

Take a fresh Sweet Orange. Extract the juice. Add a pinch Cumin powder in it and drink. It gives instant relief.

Orange Juice for Diphtheria

Take a glass of Orange juice daily.

Orange ( Santra ) for Aging

Have citric fruits Orange in your diet to remove Aging.

Orange ( Santra ) for Diabetes

Take Orange juice daily to cure Diabetes.

Orange ( Santra ) for BeriBeri

Have Orange juice to cure BeriBeri.

Orange ( Santra ) for Anorexia

Peel off the skin of Orange. Sprinkle Black salt. It will increase the appetite.

Orange ( Santra ) as an Immunity Booster

Taking one glass of Orange juice daily provide strength to the body.

Orange ( Santra ) for Chiken pox

Apply Orange peel over the marks.

Orange ( Santra ) for Stomach Ulcers

Having Orange juice daily provide relief in Stomach Ulcers.

Orange ( Santra ) for Cataract

Drink 1 glass of Orange juice daily.

Orange ( Santra ) for Fever

Drink a cup of Orange juice once in a day.

Orange ( Santra ) for Malaria

Drink 1 glass Orange juice whenever feel thirsty.

Orange ( Santra ) for Measles

Consume Orange either in raw or juice form. It helps to cure Measles.

Orange ( Santra ) for Cracked Heels

Take 4 to 5 tablespoons Oil ( any oil ). Add equal quantity of Rock Salt. Mix. Open 2 slices of Orange ( Santra ) from mid. Dip in the oil and rub on heels for 15 minutes. Rinse with cold water.

Orange ( Santra ) for Gingivitis

Rub the peel of Orange over your Gums.
OR : Eat 2 Oranges daily.

Orange ( Santra ) for Scurvy

Include Orange in your diet either in raw or juice form.

Orange Peel ( Santre ka Chilka ) for Yellow Teeth

Rub Orange peel on your teeth. It helps in whitening your Teeth.

Orange ( Santra ) for Cicatrix

Soak the Orange ( Santra ) peel in warm water for 10-15 minutes.
Wash your face with it.

Citrus Fruits for Yellow teeth

Have CItrus rich fruits in diet.
Or: Rub the peel of Lemon juice to the teeth.

Orange ( Santra ) for Dark Underarms

Take out the Orange peel and dry it in sun for few days. Powdered it and mix well with Milk and Rose water to make a paste. Wash after 15-20 minutes with cold water.
Or: Take Orange peel from the market,

Fruits for Hematoma

Increase the intake of citrus fruit like Orange, Grapefruits, Strawberries, Papaya, Apricots in daily diet.

Orange ( Santra ) for Melasma

Apply juice of Orange ( Santra ) over affected parts. Rinse after 20 minutes.
OR : Dry Orange ( Santra ) peels in shade. Grind them. Make a paste by adding Rosewater. Apply it over discoloured skin for half an hour. Rinse with normal water.

Orange ( Santra ) Juice for Blood Pressure

Orange ( Santra ) is beneficial in both conditions either High Blood Pressure or Low Blood Pressure.
It contains magnesium which helps to get back your disturbed condition to normal.
Take a glass of Orange ( Santra ) Juice everyday. If problem is huge, have 2 glass a day.

Orange ( Santra ) for Oligospermia

Drink a glass of Orange ( Santra ) juice 2 or 3 times a day. It removes chemical from blood and increases the quantity of sperms.

Orange ( Santra ) for Skin Tan

The high content of Vitamin C in Orange ( Santra in India ) helps to give a glowing effect to the Skin and removes Skin Tan.
Grind the pulp of an Orange. Add 1 to 2 teaspoons of Milk in it. Mix well. Apply to the affected Skin. Leave it for 15 to 20 minutes. Wash off. Do this daily for 2 weeks.

Orange for Nasal Polyps

Consume one glass of Orange juice daily.

Orange for Pellagra

Drink a glass of Orange juice 2 times a day.
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Herbal Treatment For Alcoholism 1

Mix few drops of Capsicum tincture with Orange peel tincture and water. Drink twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Alcoholism 2

Prepare a decoction of 1 tsp of chopped Reishi Mushrooms,1 tsp of dried Ginger (Adrak in India) root,1 tsp of dried Orange (Santra in India) peel in 3 cups of water. Add honey (Shehad in India). Drink twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Age Spots 1

Mix one tsp of Apple Cider Vinegar with 1/2 tsp of Orange juice. Apply on the affected area.

Herbal Treatment For Nausea 2

Take few seeds of Cardamom ( Choti Ilaichi in India ), a small piece of Ginger ( Adrak in India ), Liquorice ( Mulethi in India ), Orange peel ( Narangi in India ), Coriander ( Dhaniya in India ) seeds and a pinch of Black Pepper ( Kali Mirch in India ). Simmer in half cup of water covered for 20 minutes. Remove from heat and then add Black Tea ( Chai in India ). Steep for 2-3 minutes. Strain and drink. You can also add Milk and Honey ( Shehad in India ) to add taste.

Herbal Treatment For Orange for Blood Clots

Eat an Orange everyday.

Herbal Treatment For Paralysis 2

Grind the bark of Drumstick with Orange peels. Add two tablespoon of Nutmeg juice. Take regularly.

Herbal Treatment For Hysteria 3

Grind Drumstick bark and take take with 2 tablespoon juice of Orange peel juice and Nutmeg. take thrice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Paralysis 3

Take the following herbs :
Orange : Rind : Powdered : 2 tablespoons
Horseradish : Root bark : Powdered : 2 tablespoons
Nutmeg : Juice : 1 teaspoon
Mix all ingredients. Have half teaspoon once a day.

Herbal Treatment For Hysteria 5

Powder the Horseradish root. Add 5 drops of Orange juice and Nutmeg juice in half teaspoon powder and take once a day.

Herbal Treatment For Bronchitis 13

Add 1 tsp Almond powder in a cup of Orange juice. Drink it every night. It helps in getting relief from Phlegm.

Herbal Treatment For Age Spots 3

Mix 2 tsp freshly prepared juice of Orange, Parsley leaves and Lemon. Apply it on the freckles.

Herbal Treatment For Age Spots 6

Take one tablespoon Orange ( Santra ) juice. Add one teaspoon Yogurt ( Dahi ). Mix. Apply on the face. Let it dry and then wash with cold water.

Herbal Treatment For Frizzy Hair 5

Take the following herbs :
Henna : Mehandi : Powder : 4 Tablespoon
Lemon : Nimbo : Juice : 2 teaspoon
Cucumber : Khira : Juice : 1 tablespoon
Orange : Santra : Juice : 1 tablespoon
Pul all ingredients in a bowl. Mix. Apply on hair twice a month.

Herbal Treatment For Constipation 16

Take half cup of Orange juice. Add equal amount of Olive juice in it. Drink this to get rid of Constipation.

Herbal Treatment For Arthritis 16

Take a glass of Orange juice. Add 1 tsp Cod Liver Oil in it. Drink once a day.

Herbal Treatment For Dry Lips 3

Take equal drops of Lemon juice, Orange juce and half tablespoon of Honey. Mix. Apply to the chapped lips daily.

Herbal Treatment For Dry Lips 5

Take 10-12 tablespoons of Cocoa Butter, 10 drops of Carrot Seed ( Gaajar ) Oil, 5-7 drops of Sweet Orange ( Santra ) Oil and 4 tablespoons of Jojoba Oil.
Melt Cocoa Butter with Jojoba Oil. Now remove from heat and add other Oils. Your soothing lip balm is ready. Store it in a jar.

Herbal Treatment For Grey Hair 11

Peel an Orange ( Santra ) and remove the outer skin. Mash the pulp in a bowl. Add 2 tablespoons of Indian Gooseberry ( Amla ) powder. Apply over hair for 2 hours. Rinse with normal water. Use it twice a week.

Herbal Treatment For Peeling Skin 1

Take the following herbs :
Orange : Santra : Juice : Half cup
Lemon : Lemon : Juice : 2 tablespoons
Purchase a packet of unflavored Gelatin from market. Mix juices and add Gelatin. Heat until Gelatin dissolves. Let it cool. Apply it over affected parts for half an hour. Rinse with cold water. Do it twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Yellow Teeth 5

Powder dried Orange ( Santra ) peels. Add Olive ( Jaitun ) oil in half teaspoon of powdered peels to make paste. Rub your teeth with this mixture 3 to 4 times a week.

Herbal Treatment For Stomach Ache 15

Take One teaspoon each of-
Dried Orange Peel,
Fennel Seed ( Saunf ) and
Angelica Root ( Choraka Bheda ).
Add this mixture in 2 cups of water and bring to a boil.
Simmer in a covered pan for 8-10 minutes and drink warm.

Herbal Treatment For Melasma 4

Take the following herbs :
Orange : Peels : Dried : Powdered : 1/2 teaspoon
Corn : Makaai : Flour : 1 teaspoon
Olive : Jaitun : Oil : 1 Teaspoon
Yogurt : Dahi : 1 teaspoon
Mix all. Beat well. Apply over affected area. Let it dry. Wash with normal water.

Herbal Treatment For Age Spots 8

Take the following herbs :
Frankincense : Dhoop : Oil : 2 tablespoon
Common Juniper : Aaraar : Oil : 2 tablespoon
Rosemary : Rusmary : 2 tablespoon
Patchouli : Oil : 2 tablespoon
Rose : Gulab : 2 tablespoon
Orange : Santra : Oil : 2 tablespoon
Lavender : Oil : 2 tablespoon
Chamomile : Babunah : Oil : 2 tablespoon
Almond : Badam : Oil : 2 tablespoon
Mix all oils. Heat for 10 minutes. Cool. Store in a bottle. Massage it over age spots for 5 minutes daily. It removes age spots effectively.

Herbal Treatment For Age Spots 9

Take the following herbs :
Rosewood : Oil : 10 gram
Myrrh : Gandh Ras : Oil : 10 gram
Chamomile : Babunah : Oil : 10 gram
Orange : Santra : Oil : 10 gram
Mandarin Orange : Kinoo : Oil : 10 gram
Patchouli : Oil : 10 gram
Sage : Oil : 10 gram
Put all ingredients in a vessel. Heat for 5 minutes. Store in a glass bottle. Massage over affected area with this preparation for 10 minutes.

Herbal Treatment For Blemishes 11

Take 2 teaspoons of Orange peel powder and mix with One teaspoon each of Yogurt ( Dahi ) and Honey ( Shehad ). Spread evenly on your face and let it dry. Follow this remedy at least twice a week.

Herbal Treatment For Hair Care 1

Everyone wants gorgeous hair that shines. Many products are available in the market for the same. These products give attractive look to your hair for some time. Any how they contain harmful chemicals that may cause permanent hair damage. For damaged hair it is difficult to regain its original form. It's better to go for natural products. For this purpose, we explain you the century old formula which makes your hair healthy, strong and shiny. This formula cures Dandruff. The combination of herbs given below will also cure Frizzy hair, making hair smooth and lustrous.
Ingredients you will need :
Orange : Santra : Peels : 100 gram
Indigofera Linifolia : Torki : 100 gram
Psoralea : Babchi : a small bottle
Camphor : Kapur : 3 to 4 pieces
Indian Gooseberry : Amla : Powder : 250gram
Eclipta Alba : Bhringraj : 100 gram
Almond : Badam : Oil : 100 ml
Bacopa Monnieri : Barami : Oil : 30 ml
All dried ingredients except Camphor place in a blender and blend coarsely. Now take 1 liter of your desired oil coconut oil and mustard oil preferable. Keep that oil on low flame. After 5 to 10 minutes, add all blended ingredients and oils too. Cover and wait until the ingredients turn to little dark. Switch off the flame. Add Camphor ( Kapur ). Cool and store in a glass bottle. Use lukewarm oil 2 or 3 times a week for an hour. Use natural or mild shampoo to wash.

Herbal Treatment For Cold 22

Orange ( Santra in India ) is a rich source of Vitamin C which provides relief in Cold. The expectorant property of Clove ( Laung in India ) helps to loosen the mucus and soothes the throat. Honey ( Shehad in India ) reduces Inflammation and relieves congestion.
Take the following herbs :
1 Orange
1 cup Honey
10 to 15 Cloves
Put sliced Orange and 10 to 15 Cloves in a Glass Jar. Add a cup of Honey in it. Mix them well. Close the Jar lid. Leave it for 2 to 3 hours. Have a spoon of it two times a day.

Herbal Treatment For Dull Skin 8

Mash 5-6 Grapes and mix this pulp with Orange juice. Apply this mixture on your face and leave it for 30 minutes. Wash it off with cold water. Use this mixture regularly for best results.

Herbal Treatment For Anxiety 3

Take half glass of Orange juice. Add a pinch of Nutmeg Powder and half tablespoon of Honey. Take it 2 times in a day.
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