||Orange, Lemon, Lime, Grapefruit, Jugo de Naranja, Azar, Canotio, Limon, Toronja
||Hyperlipidemia, hypertension and stroke, and as a source of vitamin C and potassium. Folk uses include asthma, obesity, and as a diuretic (NMCD; http://www.naturaldatabase.com/monograph.asp?mono_id=908&brand_id=, accessed 4/30/04).
|Formulations used by Informants
||Agua frescas, licuados.
||Fiber (pectin), essential oils, flavonoids, quercetin, vitamin C, potassium, (NMCD accessed 4/30/04).
|Potential Adverse Effects
||No clinical adverse effects were found (NMCD accessed 4/30/04).
|Potential Medication Interactions
||Sweet orange juice can decrease oral absorption and blood levels of fexofenadine.