Botanical Name: Citrus spp.
Plant Part Used: Immature Fruit
Processing Method: Extraction
The brightly colored, sweet and sour citrus fruits are like a burst of sunshine on winter days. This class of fruits comprises lemons, oranges, grapefruits and many more. They usually grow on shrubs or flowering trees and are characterized by white pith and a leathery rind encasing juicy segments. Citrus fruits are found commonly in Southeast Asia, Australia, New Caledonia, New Guinea, etc. Now, they are cultivated in a subtropical and tropical climate all over the planet. Besides looking pretty and delicious, they are an incredible source of Vitamin C, fibers, minerals and many more. You can find so many juices and smoothies containing these tasty fruits that are low in calories. As per animal and test-tube studies, flavonoids found in citrus fruits can improve brain functions.