Orange Peel Small Cut

[ 1158 ]
icon image
per 1/4 Pound
icon image
per Pound

Citrus sinensis, better known as the common sweet orange, belongs to a large family that includes grapefruit and lime. Its peel is edible and flavorful, as well as aromatic. It is used to brighten tea blends and to provide fragrance to bath bags, sachets and potpourri. The peel is also used in baked goods, marmalades and chutneys.

quick look

information at a glance

approximate cups to one pound7
originunited states
plant part usedpeel
processingsmall cut

buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips

storage tipsStore in a container with a tight-fitting lid in a cool, dark cabinet or pantry.
appearance & aromaOrange-colored peel with a fruit aroma.


try something new

cosmeticUse in homemade scrubs and herbal bath bags.
decorativeSprinkle into a dish with other dried florals.
culinaryAdd to tea blends and baked goods. May also be added to mulled wine.
householdInfuse in white vinegar to make natural household cleaners.
aromaticAdd to potpourri mixes.

some recommendations

other products to love

[ cloves ]

[ tip: Pair orange peel with fragrant whole cloves in simmering potpourri. ~ from Monterey Bay Herb Company ]

Pair orange peel with fragrant whole cloves in simmering potpourri.

shop now

[ elder flower ]

[ tip: Combine orange peel with sweet elder flowers in tea blends. ~ from Monterey Bay Herb Company ]

Combine orange peel with sweet elder flowers in tea blends.

shop now

flavor profile

cut & sifted
orange peel

Mildly sweet and tangy. Pair with green tea, black tea, rose hips, chamomile, goji berry, elder berry, cloves and cinnamon.

formulas & recipes

cut & sifted
orange peel

coming soon

what else you should know

cut & sifted
orange peel

Most people are well acquainted with the flesh and juice of this popular fruit. The dried peel, however, is even more versatile and has a longer shelf life. It is used to make a variety of spa and cosmetic products, such as scrubs and herbal bath bags.

Orange peel is also used cooking and in baking. The dried and chopped peel adds flavor to chutneys, mulled wine, cakes, cookies and confections. The peel is also an excellent addition to tea blends.

Customers who bought this also bought

for educational purposes only

This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

please be advised: 
Before making any changes to your diet you should always consult with your doctor,
especially if you are pregnant, nursing or have existing conditions.