The Seville Orange

WHAT DOES DR. SEBI SAY ABOUT THE SEVILLE ORANGE?

Use the Seville orange instead of vinegar. It is baked and given to people who have colds and it would draw it out.

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Description/Taste

Although the Seville orange smells like a true orange, it does not have many other obvious award winning virtues. Its rough, thick and bumpy deep orange colored peel clings tightly to its pale orange translucent flesh, making it hard to peel. It is sour, tart, sometimes bitter and laden with seeds. It has two primary attributes: the peel contains fragrant essential oils and its flesh, when ripe is extremely juicy. The most common usage for the Seville orange is for the production of marmalade where it can use its peel and juice to its advantage; any sour and bitter flavors can be developed and enriched into elements of depth.

Seasons/Availability

Seville oranges have a brief winter season.

Current Facts

The Seville orange, botanically classified as Citrus aurantium, is a sour orange variety commonly used for its oil extract. The Seville orange, also commonly known as bitter orange or sour orange has been used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat nausea, indigestion and constipation. The crushed fruit and macerated leaves will lather when mixed with water and is used as a soap substitute in the Pacific Islands. The Seville orange peel, when dried and concentrated, contains a chemical similar to ephedra and has been used in many modern weight-loss products.

Applications

Seville oranges are most commonly used for orange marmalade. Use the zest and juice in flavored sugars or salts, syrups, cocktails, vinaigrette or marinades. Pair with fennel, bitter greens, chicories, olives, other citrus, fresh herbs, aged cheeses, seafood, rice, and Spanish spices. Seville oranges will keep, refrigerated, for up to two weeks.

Geography/History

Sour oranges are native to China. Trade routes brought them to Africa and the Mediterranean in the 10th Century. Cultivation of sour orange varieties led to the Seville orange of Seville, Spain in the 12th Century, where it would accrue its name. The Seville orange was the only orange variety in Europe for the next 500 years. It was also one of the first citrus varieties brought to the New World where it was naturalized in the Caribbean, South, Central and North America. When sweet oranges were introduced to America, sour orange trees would begin to shift their role as edible fruit to rootstock. Cross pollination of the sour and sweet orange trees also proved to create bitter fruits in sweet orange varieties which forced farmers to reduce production of sour orange trees.

 

Known Locations:
1. Southside of Chicago on 89th and Commercial @ LA FRUTERIA

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13 Comments

  1. Does Dr Sebi organization still function? I’m looking for help for health problems with past cancer and inflammation.

  2. Greetings Beloved, pray all is well. Please help me help my friend who was diagnosed with vitiligo. She’s suffered this for a while, thankfully it hasn’t spread beyond her hands but we know this isn’t God’s best. Also, I would like any information on stretch marks & cellulite. Bless you all in the continued work of Dr. Sebi & living life more abundantly in Jesus name. Jesus is Lord

    • We use the intra-cellular cleansing to cut through all of the calcium build-up and cholesterol; all the fat and all the grease. You will be given the chelation, liquid iron and a diuretic. call the office.

  3. How does one get into signing up as a dr Sebi advocate?

  4. Greetings Dear, bless you all mightily in Jesus name. Please help me heal my son who suffers from what the doctors call eczema. We are only eating watermelon, quinoa, & a few green vegetables. Jesus blessings!

  5. Good evening. Blessings unto to you. Please help me and My family suffers from Obesity. My sister weighs 400lbs and her son who is only 14 y/o over 300lbs. I need help. I weigh 240lbs my weight is slowly creeping up. I was eating healthy before they came to live with over a year ago. I’m not blaming them its the lifestyle I ran away from in Chicago. I was happy that she relocated to live with me in New Orleans they (we) eat too much. I started hearing Dr Sebi name here and there around the time of his passing. I’m sorry for your loss. I read about the natural products and foods we should be eating. From my understanding we have to detox and fast first. Can I call and speak to a counselor please.

  6. Did Dr. sebi every gave any advise on eating Guavas?

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