Types Of Citrus Fruits

Citrus fruits are acidic fruits that aid in detoxifying the body. They are a great source of vitamin C and and many other nutrients that are essential to the human body. These fruits are known for their strong flavor and aroma. Citrus fruits and their essences are used in a variety of products. It is a popular fragrance for cleaning products.

Acid is healthy and a nutritional part of citrus fruits, but the acidity in citrus fruits can cause difficulty with consumption and digestion. This is especially true in people with health conditions. Sometimes the person may have an allergic reaction to one or more citrus fruits, other times it may just irritate their stomach. Many times this is aided by cutting out milk products, as the reaction of the two can cause stomach upset.

There are many different types of citrus fruits, and they vary in nutritional content, aroma, flavor and acidity. The main varieties include: Kumquat, Leech Lime, Minneola, Sweety, Pummelp, Rough Lemon, Grapefruit, Tangelo, Ugli, Orange, Clementine, Lemon, Mandarin, Lime, Satsuma and Orange. Pineapple, despite popular belief, is not a citrus fruit. Many of these citrus fruits can be found at your local farmer’s market, and sometimes the regular grocery store. If you are tired of eating citrus fruits like Oranges, it is a great idea to branch out and try some new ones.


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