All of us love tangerines, some even more than oranges. They’re sweeter and juicier and lots of people do not know that they’re just as beneficial as their more popular cousin the orange.
The fruit is abundant in nutrients and vitamins but its peel is also health beneficial. We usually peel the tangerine and throw away its peels however it turns out that the tangerine peel can actually be great for you and help you with a variety of health issues.
Why Is The Tangerine So Beneficial?
Well the peel contains a number of medical properties that make it an outstanding natural remedy against high cholesterol levels, blood sugar levels and liver issues. Some studies show that tangerine peels are also great for digestion, help you properly digest fatty foods and alleviate digestive issues.
Here are a few health issues tangerines can help you with and after reading this you’ll never throw another tangerine peel again:
Peel the tangerine and cut them into little pieces. Fill a glass with boiling warm water and add 2tbsp. of the peels in it and leave it for an hour to soak. After an hour, you can consume the remedy. Drink it 3 times daily and say goodbye to bronchitis.
Leave the peels to dry off and cut them into pieces. Fill a glass with warm water and add 2tbsp of the peels in it. Cover the glass and leave it in a cool area for 7 days. After a week, you can start consuming the remedy. Dissolve 20 drops of the liquid in a glass of water and drink it 3 times a day before every meal.
Fill a small pot with water and bring it to boil. Toss a few tangerine peels in the boiling water, let them simmer for a few minutes and set it aside. Breathe in the vapors for about 10 minutes and your nasal congestion will be eased.
Once again you’ll need to dry the peels and squash them into fine powder. Add the tangerine peel powder to your meals if you’re suffering from digestive problems and flatulence.
This is the simplest remedy for foot fungus but a very efficient one as well. Just peel the tangerine and rub the fresh peel on your fungus affected nails or skin two times a day for a week.
Fatigue and sleeping disorders
Peel a tangerine and put the peels in a small bag. Place the bag near you and inhale the citrusy aroma for at least 15 minutes. This treatment will help you with exhaustion, insomnia as well as mild headaches.
Tachycardia and high blood pressure
Peel a few tangerines to fill a glass with them. Add this amount in 3 liters of water and bring it to boil. Set it aside for an hour, strain the liquid and prepare yourself a hot bath with this treatment. Do it every other day.
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