Essential oils from the orange tree’s flowers, leaves, and rind have powerfully healing effects… remarkably anti-carcinogenic and anti-tumoral, based on it’s high 85%-96% d-limonene chemistry, ORANGE oil has been documented to combat tumor growth in over 50 clinical studies and is being used by individuals as a holistic cancer treatment.
SOURCE: Essential Oils for Physical Health & Well-Being by Linda L. Smith
Clinical trials using d-limonene as a cancer inhibitor have been conducted for well over a decade. D-Limonene and its digestion by-product Perillyl alcohol have been studied at the University of Wisconsin, Indiana University-Purdue University, with a new JAN 2010 clinical trial taking form at the University of Arizona [currently accepting breast cancer volunteers] as well as various medical center trials.
WHY isn’t Orange Essential Oil’s Awesome anti-Cancer Properties Common Knowledge?
My guess…either most oncologists aren’t taught about or aren’t aware of d-Limonene and Perillyl alcohol’s benefits OR there isn’t enough financial incentive to have cancer patients self-administer orange oil for their own recovery as recounted in the personal testimonials at the end of this article.
June 1997 ~ Cancer Chemoprevention and Therapy by Monoterpenes by M N Gould, Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin, Madison USA
“Monoterpenes are found in the essential oils of many plants including fruits, vegetables, and herbs. They prevent the carcinogenesis process at both the initiation and promotion/progression stages. In addition, monoterpenes are effective in treating early and advanced cancers. Monoterpenes such as limonene and perillyl alcohol have been shown to prevent mammary, liver, lung, and other cancers. These compounds have also been used to treat a variety of