- Latin Name: Citrus Aurantium
- CAS No.: 8028-98-6
- Active Ingredient: Flavonoids
- Specifications: 4% / 6%
- Test Method: HPLC
Bitter orange extract has gained popularity in recent years as a weight loss supplement, as it has been shown to increase metabolism and burn off fat.
Teh extract comes from the Citrus Aurantium plant native to regions of Asia and grown in parts of Europe and the United States. It has been used as an anti-inflammatory, antibactrial and antifungal medication. Very recently, it has replaced controversial Ephedra as a main ingredient in diet and weight loss supplements as it has shown tha ability to increase thermogenesis – body heat used to burn calories.