World: Plantae
Episode: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Team: Sapindales
Family: Rutaceae
Type: Citurs
Species: C.sinensis
Latin Name: Citrus x sinensis

Its homeland is Southeast Asia. It is mostly grown in the Mediterranean Region and especially in Antalya, Adana, Hatay and Mersin. It is an excellent source of vitamin C. Strengthens the immune system, prevents the formation of kidney stones
happens and has a cholesterol lowering effect.

Usually in our homes after peeling the fruit is squeezed fruit is consumed as poratakal juice. Fruit juice is preferred in our country. It is used to make jams and to give flavor to desserts such as cakes and cookies.

According to the nutritional value;
Energy: 47 kcal
Carbohydrate: 11.75 g
Protein: 0.94 g
Oil: 0.12 g
Dietary Fiber: 2.40 g