Acta Scientific Agriculture (ASAG)(ISSN: 2581-365X)

Review Article Volume 5 Issue 11

How to Make Use of the Citrus Peels in Pakistan

Anwar Ul Haq Yousafzai1, Urooj Anwar1, Yong-Mei Su2, Hong-Xing Yang3 and Jian Wang2*

1Department of Pharmacy, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
2College of Chinese Medicine, Chongqing Key Laboratory of Chinese Medicine for Prevention and Cure of Metabolic Diseases, Chongqing Medical University, China
3Digestion Center, University - Town Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, China

*Corresponding Author: Jian Wang, College of Chinese Medicine, Chongqing Key Laboratory of Chinese Medicine for Prevention and Cure of Metabolic Diseases, Chongqing Medical University, China.

Received: July 21, 2021; Published: October 11, 2021



Citrus fruits are prized in Pakistan and some species such as Kinnow belonging to C. reticulata with high quality were popular. Nowadays, the usages of Citrus fruits are mainly focused on the eating value, and peels as agro industrial byproduct usually are thrown as garbage. In fact, such peels are abundance in biological ingredients such as essential oils, flavonoids, limonoids, alkaloids, fatty acids, coumarins, etc., which have important usages in pharmaceutics, foods, cosmetics, etc. As a result, how to make full use of Citrus peels is a challenging task in Pakistan also in the world. The work focuses on use and awareness of the importance of Citrus commercially as well as best community health provider.

Keywords: Citrus; Peels Essential Oils; Flavonoids; Limonoids; Alkaloids; Pakistan



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Citation: Jian Wang., et al. “How to Make Use of the Citrus Peels in Pakistan". Acta Scientific Agriculture 5.11 (2021): 06-08.


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