Limonene Research Paper

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Oranges enriched with vitamin C prevents the abnormal multiplication of cells. It plays a significant role in preventing cancers of the breast, lung, pancreas, colon, rectum, and cervix.
The oil of citrus fruit peels consists of a phytochemical known as limonene. The phytochemical stimulates our antioxidant detoxification enzyme and so helps to stop malignant tumor at stage 0 of cancer. Limonene acts as a natural chemo-preventive phytonutrient.
It mitigates the proteins that trigger abnormal cell growth by blocking and suppressing the tumors. Oranges, mandarins, lemons, and limes contain large amounts of limonene in the skin and lesser quantities in the pulp.
The people of the Mediterranean Region had the lowest incidence of cancer due to
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