The juice from Citrus fruits have many health benefits and medical uses:
Oranges have been prized for centuries because of their high Vitamin C content, which prevents scurvy.
Oranges, Limes, and especially Lemons may help in the prevention of kidney stone formation.
Lemon juice is also used to alleviate the pain of a bee sting.
Citrus fruits are a great source of dietary fiber (non-starch polysaccharides).
In addition to Vitamin C, Citrus fruits are a significant source of glycaemic and non-glycaemic carbohydrate (sugars and fiber), Potassium, Folate, Calcium, Thiamin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Copper, Riboflavin, Pantothenic Acid and a variety of Phytochemicals.