Tangerine rind decoction
100 gr (serves 10 liters)
Do not throw anything away, tangerine peel is rich in "limonane", a valuable antioxidant substance that counteracts the aging, you can consume it by letting it soak in tea, for example, but that's not all, also an essential oil is extracted from the skin can relieve nervous tension, constipation, bloating, acne, Seborrhea, insomnia and water retention.
The pulp of the Mandarin, being rich in vitamin C, it helps to prevent colds and protects mucous and capillaries, vitamin P, however, contrasts retention and promotes diuresis. Finally, the Tangerine pulp contains calcium, potassium and fiber, essential for bones, intestines and blood pressure control.
Scientists at the National Institute of Fruit Tree Science, but also other parallel studies claim that Mandarin would have anticancer properties and would protect the heart. It seems that by analyzing 1000 people has found that drinking a glass of juice dimandarino per day would reduce the risk of developing liver cancer.
Australian specialists say, however, that the consumption of oranges and tangerines reduces by 50% the chances of digestive tract cancer and 20% of stroke. The vitamin C that abound in Mandarin is also useful to combat wrinkles and lighten skin blemishes, making it firm and compact. The tangerine peel may also be beneficial for a healthy leg massage, facilitating the absorption of liquids. A great help for those who suffer from cellulite.
Tangerines are a good source of vitamins and minerals, from which we derive enormous benefits for body and mind. Thanks to its properties, the Mandarin is relaxing, refreshing and laxative. Also proves very effective in fighting Cellular Aging, in strengthening the immune system and is also a good remedy for joint pain.
We present below the detailed list of nutritional properties related to the consumption of Mandarin.
-The presence of bromine is an excellent sedative for the nervous system, promotes relaxation and helps you sleep.
-Limonene content in the skin has principles why antioxidants fights free radicals and combats the aging of cells. With tangerine peel you can do some good in tea infusions and also can be added.
-The high concentration of fiber contained in Tangerine gives the result properties that facilitate intestinal transit and then solve constipation problems.
-Vitamin C present in it is useful in preventing colds and protects mucous and capillaries.
-The mix of minerals and vitamin C prevents the liver tumors, as shown by a study by researchers at Japan's National Institute of Fruit Tree Science. This combination also stimulates the metabolism of thyroid hormones and relieves joint pain.
Store in a dry place away from direct sunlight.
Bring to boil a liter of water and add 10 grams of herb mix and let it simmer with lid for 10-15 minutes. Drink 1-3 cups a day.