Tangerines are an extremely tasty fruit that is packed with tons of nutrients, flavonoids, folate, potassium, and vitamins A and C.
Because of their beautiful aroma, this fruit is often times used in the cosmetic and perfume industry, but there are lots of people that are not even aware that this fruit can be extremely beneficial for our overall health.
The tangerine peel contains tons of health benefits, which can help you with blood sugar, your levels of cholesterol and it can also help you with keeping your liver healthy. There have been some scientific studies that were conducted, in order to find out whether or not it helps our digestive system, and all of them suggested that indeed it can.
With the help of the peels of this amazing fruit, you can prepare some home remedies, which will help you cure the following diseases:
You need to add two tablespoons of tangerine peel to a glass of boiled water and leave them in the water for 60 minutes. Then drink it. Take this remedy three times a day, and you will be able to eliminate bronchitis naturally and quickly.
- A cough
Take the peels, chop them into small pieces and then leave them to dry. Then, add them to a glass of hot water and add 2 tablespoons of the peels and leave them to stand in a dark and cool place for 7 days.
After this time, take 20 drops of this liquid, and dissolve it in a glass of water. Take this remedy before your meals, three times a day.
- Nasal congestion
Take a bowl with a small opening, and then add a couple of fresh tangerine peels. After that, pour some boiling water over the peels. The important thing here is to breathe in the vapors of the mixture for at least ten minutes. It will help you relieve nasal congestion.
- Digestive problems
The powder from tangerine peels can be added to any meal that you like. By adding it, you will be able to avoid stomach pain or flatulence.
- Foot fungus
You can rub the peel on the affected area, two times a day, for 7 days and you will be able to see the results in a couple of weeks.
- Sleeping problems and physical exhaustion
You can place a couple of tangerine peels in a small bag and then keep the bag close to you. This way, you will be able to breathe the aroma that comes from the bag and keep doing that for 15 minutes. This technique will help you quickly fall asleep, and it will also relieve mild headaches.
- Tachycardia and hypertension
Add one glass of fresh tangerine peels to a pot filled with 3 liters of water. Then, take the pot and place it on a heat, and bring the mixture to boil. After it boils, let it stand there for 60 minutes, and then strain the substance.
You can add this remedy to your warm bath, and it will help you against hypertension and tachycardia.