Orange peel contains compounds that lower blood pressure. The bitters in the herb stimulate appetite in people who have been confined to bed for long periods. Orange peel powder is a better source of pectins that nourish symbiotic bacteria in the large intestine than whole orange peel, but whole orange peel is a better source of the compounds that lower blood pressure.
Traditionally used as a tea. Combined with peony to relieve menstrual cramps, with magnolia for bloating, with rhubarb root for constipation, and with gardenia fruit for slow digestion after long-term illness. May also be incorporated into culinary dishes. The powder is used in cosmetic applications as well.
Use Peels in incense for love, good fortune, divination, balance, healing, harmony, peace, money and riches, Psychic awareness, Luck. A highly Solar scent, add essential oil to purification blends.