Citric acid is a anemic amoebic acid begin in citrus fruits.

It is a accustomed bactericide and is aswell acclimated to add an acerb (sour) aftertaste to foods and bendable drinks.

In biochemistry, it is important as an average in the citric acid aeon and accordingly occurs in the metabolism of about all active things.

It aswell serves as an environmentally amiable charwoman abettor and acts as an antioxidant.

Citric acid exists in a array of fruits and vegetables, but it is a lot of concentrated in lemons and limes, area it can comprise as abundant as 8 percent of the dry weight of the fruit.