A large percentage from people throw the orange peel because they have no use or just do not want to eat it. But experts claim that the orange peel is good for the health and beauty. Since ancient times, orange bark was valued for its medicinal properties and health benefits, and thus by throwing the bark away you are missing important nutrients that it contains.
One of the best health benefits of orange peel is that it has 200 percent more fiber than the fruit of the orange.
In addition, read about what you can use orange peel for:
1. Whitening your teeth
If you want to have white teeth without spending a lot of money, all you have to do is to rub your teeth with orange peel on all sides. Best of all, the results are visible immediately!
2. Mitigation of bad breath
Chewing orange peel is a great help in the fight against bad breath.
3. Scrub your body
Clean the body with orange peel wrapped in gauze or cloth. Thanks to vitamin C and ascorbic acid that the orange rind contains, it will equalize skin color.
4. The perfect face
Orange peel is an excellent remedy for skin with imperfections. All you have to do is just to rub your face with it, and the antioxidants of great bark will do their job.
5. Protection against mosquito bites
If you are prone to mosquito bites, orange peel is an excellent solution for protection against mosquito bites. All you need is to rub a bit of orange peel around wrists and neck and thus mosquitoes will flee away from you.
Also, you can eat the orange rind. If you have problems with digestion, try tea from orange peel. It is necessary to leave the bark to dry and after drying place it in boiling water for a few minutes and the tea is ready.
Consuming the orange peel can help in strengthening the bones. It protects the heart, and it is an excellent anti-inflammatory remedy, reduces the risk of cancer and boosts immunity.
Because the orange peel has a strong and intense flavor, it is best to consume it in a way that you will grate it on fruit salad.
Pay attention: Always be careful when choosing oranges and other fruit, try to always buy organic. But pesticides can be removed so you need to wash the fruit and leave it in a bowl with salt water during the night.