bitter orange

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bit·ter or·ange

(bit'ĕr ōr'ănj)
The fruit of Citrus aurantium; clinical reports suggest use as an antiviral, in treating gastrointestinal and dermatologic disorders. Some have used it as an appetite suppressant (after the ban on ephedra), but severe and frequent adverse effects have been reported (seizure, cardiovascular disorders).

bitter orange

A citrus tree, Citrus aurantium, whose oils are used in some cultures as an oral remedy for gastrointestinal conditions such as constipation or nausea. Bitter orange is commonly used in dietary supplements as an aid to fat loss and as an appetite suppressant.

CAUTION!

Bitter orange can worsen cardiovascular disease and glaucoma.
Synonym: zhi shi

bitter orange,

n an essential oil, expressed from the fruit of the bitter orange
(Citrus aurantium), useful for treating colds and flu, constipation and flatulence, gum conditions, sluggish digestion, and stress.
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Beefeater distillery records show, for example, that Burrough purchased exotic Seville oranges at the fruit market in London's Covent Garden in the 1860s.
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12 rashers of British smoked dry-cured streaky bacon 2tbsp Seville orange marmalade A dash or two of Worcestershire sauce Soft butter 4-6 large slices of medium-sliced white bloomer bread METHOD PREHEAT the grill on a high setting.
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