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Did you know that the skin of the orange has many very healthy properties?

Most of the time we throw away the skin of oranges thinking that they are useless. However, they provide us with a large amount of nutrients and vitamins. They are recommended to alleviate diseases such as asthma, respiratory tract infections, cholesterol, skin conditions, etc. They can even be used as a mosquito repellent.

The skin of oranges from can be perfectly used since they are natural fruits and do not undergo any type of chemical treatment.

What are the benefits of orange peel? orange peel to my health?

Some properties of orange peel are:

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  • Essential oils are found, as in many other fruits, in the orange peel. These oils act as natural astringents to tone the skin and reduce pores. Orange peel is recommended e.g. in case of acne or against premature skin aging.
  • It contains more hespetidin than the pulp. This substance is known for its antioxidant properties and also helps to reduce cholesterol levels.
  • Excellent source of vitamins C, A, B5 and B6 as well as minerals such as potassium, calcium, iron, copper, phosphorus and zinc.
  • Contains d-limonene, a substance with antioxidant effects that protects against ultraviolet rays.
  • Contains natural fiber. Helps to control weight and prevent constipation.
  • Facilitates digestion. Phytonutrients and flavonoids have anti-inflammatory effects that can help digestion and some intestinal problems. In addition, orange peel contains pectin. This substance favors the good bacteria in the intestine, thus aiding in good digestion. In addition...

Take advantage of the peel of our delicious oranges! It would be a shame to throw them away considering all these benefits they can provide and their excellent taste.

Soon we will publish some recipes with orange peel that you will love.

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