Published February 1, 1990.
List of German Commission E Monographs (Phytotherapy)
Citri sinensis pericarpium, orange peel.
Orange peel consists of the fresh or dried outer peel of ripe fruits of Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck [Fam. Rutaceae], separated from the white pulp layer, as well as its preparations in effective dosage.
The drug contains essential oil and bitter principles.
Loss of appetite.
Unless otherwise prescribed:
10 - 15 g of herb; Preparations with equivalent bitter value. Mode of Administration Comminuted herb for teas and other bitter-tasting galenical preparations for oral application.