How to make orange peels powder at home?

by Asima Butt
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How to make orange peels powder at home?


We are all well aware of the amazing benefit of orange and its peels for our skin. We get many products like moisturizer, scrubs and cleanser that claim to have orange or orange peel in it. It has the maximum level of vitamin C which is the most important vitamin with A and E for our daily skin care routine.

It is impossible to go on in your skin care without the addition of these vitamins. Today this article will help you to learn and make the orange peels powder and make its use on its maximum in your daily life. You can  also use other hydrating ingredients like glycerin  and almond oil to prevent the excessive dryness that can we usually get from vitamin C or A. so it is good for all skin type.


You will learn two type of method to make this powder. First method is the pure powder of orange peel which only involve the outer layer(orange layer) of orange. Second method involves orange and white layer of orange peel. This powder will be lighter in color than that of pure orange peel powder.

Here are are the very easy steps to make this powder at home:



  • Oranges




First method is simply you need to grate the outer layer of orange peel in a flat plate as show in the picture. Then you can let it dry in direct sun. In summer usually it will take only a day while in winters it might take more than 3 days. When your peels get dry to a crusty form then you can grind it in a grinding machine to get its powder. Your can further get it fine form by filtering it through a thin cotton cloth.

After getting its powder you still think it is not dried enough or it still have remaining moisture then you can leave it direct sun for more time.



Second method is about the whole orange peel. For this you need the whole orange peel with its orange and white layer as shown in the picture. Then you need to do the same with it. Keep it in direct sun light for 3-4 hours in summer and 2-3 days in winters during the time of sunlight.

You can further filter through thin cotton cloth. Put the both powders in a air tight cotton.




Orange peel has more benefits like lemon because it is rich with vitamin C. this vitamin is very important and act as a strong antioxidant as well. It prevents the skin from damaging rays of sun by reducing the process of oxidation. Also, it cause the neutralization of free radicals and prevent it from spreading havoc of the skin.

Vitamin C is beneficial in dry out the acne pimples. Furthermore, it helps to diminish the sign of blemishes and marks. Also, it has a great role in improving the texture of the skin.

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