Are Orange Seeds Edible?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 8, 2020 4:58:52 PM ET
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Orange seeds are edible. Though the seeds of citrus fruits, such as oranges, lemons and tangerines, contain small amounts of cyanide compounds, a typical orange's seeds do not contain enough of the toxin to be harmful.

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