Sodium Chloride and Orange Oil

Topics: Sodium chloride, Ion, Monatomic ion Pages: 2 (972 words) Published: October 8, 2013

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Calamondin  or  Clamansi,  Citrofornella  microcarpa,  belong  to  the  fruit  tree  family  Rutaceae. The  fruit of  the  Calamansi  is  a  small,  round  lime,  a  little  bigger  than  the  size  of  a  thumbnail,  about  30  mm  (an  inch)  in diameter. Similar  to  other  citrus  fruits,  the  calamansi  is  high  in  vitamin  C,  and  the  juice  can  be  an  excellent vitamin  basis. The  lively  ingredient  D-limonene  destroys  the  wax  coating  of  the  insects’  respiratory  system.  As soon as applied directly, the insect suffocates. Calamansi is a smooth and slightly spiny plant, growing to a height of 3 to 5 meters. Leaflets are elliptic to oblong-elliptic, 4 to 8 cm long. Petioles are narrowly and scarcely winged, about a cm long. Flowers are axillary, solitary, rarely in pairs, white, and short-stalked. Fruit is yellow when ripe, nearly spherical, 2 to 3.5 cm diameter, 6- to 7-celled, and thin-skinned. The skin or peel is green to yellowish green or yellow, loosely adhering to the flesh. The flesh contains a few light orange seeds. The forum from shows that calamansi juice can kill varroa mite. Varroa mites are external parasites of bees. The mites, which are about the size of a pinhead, use specialized mouthparts to attack developing bee larvae. The Varroa Mite is a parasitic mite that can cause serious trouble to beekeepers and their bees alike.

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