Essential oil (limonene, citral): antibacterial and antiviral action.
Citric acid: Organic acid.
Vitamin C: hydrosoluble antioxidant.
Pectin: Polysaccharide with prebiotic action.
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J Appl Microbiol. 2006 Dec;101(6):1232-40.
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- Antimicrobial activity of plant essential oils using food model media: efficacy, synergistic potential and interactions with food components.
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