February 19, 2017, 14:43
In China — in the homeland of this wonderful fruit — mandarin is considered a symbol of wealth and success, in Japan — happiness, family and longevity, in our country — this is the taste of childhood.
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True, a beautiful appearance, a bewitching aroma and a wonderful taste are not the only advantages of the fruit: due to their composition, tangerines have excellent healing properties.
One of them is the ability to replenish vitamins lost by the body. This is especially true in the cold season. It turns out that vitamin C not only improves the functioning of the immune system, it is involved in the creation and maintenance of collagen — an important protein found in hair and skin. And vitamins B and A promote hair growth, give them a healthy shine and strength.
Thanks to vitamin A, tangerines improve blood circulation in the eye sockets, which increases visual acuity.
It is worth eating 3 to 5 fruits a day and not neglecting the peel.
A cure for cancer
Scientists from the United States have discovered a unique substance in the peel of tangerines — salvestrol Q40, which reduces the risk of cancer.
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The aroma of these fruits improves mood, helps relieve stress, uplifting and inspiring. Mandarin essential oil is used as a remedy to combat bad mood. And tea from the peel of this fruit tones and has a positive effect on the nervous system.
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Juice for asthma and bronchitis
Tangerine juice is high in a phenolic amino acid called synephrine. This amino acid has a decongestant and decongestant. For cleansing in order for a sputum cough to pass, it is worth drinking a glass of tangerine juice every morning.
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