Limonene: Essential Oil Constituents in Food Part 1


Did you know that many essential oil constituents are also found in fruits, vegetables and other foods? This simple fact shows us that our bodies are used to processing them in very small amounts. We will be covering some of these in the coming weeks, and today we start with limonene.

Limonene is the main constituent of citrus fruit oils such as orange, grapefruit and lemon. It is also found, in VERY much smaller amounts, in plums, blackcurrants and carrots.

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  1. Love these infographics! Thanks!


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