Citrus rinds and juice from Calamansi are rich in bioflavonoids. Citrus bioflavonoids are a group of antioxidants which have been used in folklore medicine and which also been investigated by modern medicine. It hastens the repair of tissues and has been useful in reducing the duration of damage from injuries, especially sports injuries. Calamansi extract is effective for bleaching freckles, as a cheap remedy for itching, and to treat pimples and acnes caused by Acne vulgaris, and Pruritus vulvae.


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University of the Philippines Los Baños

College, Laguna 403l, Philippines

Tel. Nos. 536-1620, 536-2721, 536-2725; Fax No. (049) 536-2721


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