5 Untold Benefits Of Orange Seeds

   |  Updated: April 05, 2018 15:34 IST

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5 Untold Benefits Of Orange Seeds
Highlights
  • Oranges have always been cherished and loved by one and all
  • Like Oranges, its seeds are also a great source of powerful antioxidants
  • Consuming orange seeds may accelerate the energy level in our body
Succulent, juicy and pulpy are the words that come to mind when we think of an orange. We love eating one or two oranges a day most of the year, don't we? Plus, they're easily available and provide instant energy. Oranges have always been cherished and loved by one and all. Be it orange juice, tart or salad, orange tastes the best in any form. However, we usually tend to throw their seeds out of our salads or exclude them while preparing our orange-rich meal. In addition to the health benefits of oranges, their seeds provide nutritional benefit as well! Yes, you heard us! After reading this article, we hope that you think twice before throwing out the orange seeds while eating this juicy fruit. Here are some incredible benefits of orange seeds that you must know:

Powerful Antioxidant

Just like oranges, its seeds are also a great source of powerful antioxidants, which keep our body hydrated and fresh, and improve our overall health. An early morning dose of antioxidants can boost up your energy levels to a great extent. Next time when you are making orange juice for your breakfast, don't forget to include the seeds, too. 

(Also Read: Is Swallowing Orange Seeds Bad For Your Health?)
 
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Flavouring Essence 

The essential oil extracted from orange seeds provides flavours for water, cake icing and also other foods. Moreover, you can add this essential oil in your bath tub for a citrusy scent or use it as a diffuser oil to have a citrusy fragrance at home.

 
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Energy Booster

Consuming orange seeds may accelerate the energy level in our body. Presence of palmitic, oleic and linoleic acids in orange seeds enable the storage of energy in human cells for longer time.
 
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Hair Care

Oil extracted from orange seeds is also known as a great conditioner for hair products. Presence of vitamin C and bio-flavonoids in orange seeds promote blood circulation to the scalp, which results in healthy hair. Moreover, folic acid present in orange seeds helps in accelerating the hair growth. 

(Also Read: 15 Amazing Mosambi Juice (Sweet Lime) Benefits for Skin, Hair and Health)
 
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Cleaning Agent

Orange seeds are also used for cleaning purposes. The oil drawn out from orange seeds serve as a great cleaning agent while cleaning, de-greasing machines, metal, et al. This oil also has a fresh and piquant aroma. 
 
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CommentsNow you know how versatile orange seeds are, so make sure to add them to your everyday meals.

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