02 November 2016, 12:46
This juicy citrus fruit is rich in vitamins, helps the body fight germs, improves digestion and reduces the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases. However, few people know that tangerine peel is no less useful. With its help, you can cure a cough, get rid of the fungus and relieve stress. Find out how!
The tangerine peel contains essential oils, phytoncides, carotenoids, antioxidants and other valuable substances. After enjoying the fruit, do not rush to throw away the skin. In what cases will tangerine peel be useful?
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With flatulence, dysbacteriosis
The peel of tangerines helps to remove bloating and normalize the intestinal microflora. Before use, the skin must be dried and ground in a coffee grinder. Add the resulting powder to cottage cheese, cereals and other dishes, 1 tsp each. per serving.
In the bronchi
If you want to cure bronchitis, pour 2 tbsp. l. chopped dry peel 1.5 tbsp. boiling water. Hold the mixture on low heat for 5 minutes, then let it brew for 1 hour under the lid. Strain the cooled broth. Take 0.5 tbsp. 2–3 times a day for 30 minutes. before meals. Do not forget to preheat the broth.
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For colds and flu
Tangerine peel improves sputum discharge. If you have a cold, you can start doing inhalations. Pour a handful of chopped tangerine peel with boiling water in a vessel with a narrow opening. Breathe the steam for 10–12 minutes. After the procedure, it is not recommended to go out into the cold for an hour.
For fungal nail infections
To return a healthy look to the toenails, rub the nail plates with tangerine peel 2 times a day — in the morning and in the evening.
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With fatigue and nervous tension
Tangerine peel is an excellent stress reliever. Place the shredded skin in a small cotton bag. Wrap it in a plastic bag and keep it close at hand: as soon as you want to relax, take the bag out of the bag and inhale the citrus aroma for 15 minutes. Fatigue will pass, and concentration will improve!
For insomnia and high blood pressure
1 st. fresh chopped peel pour 3 liters of boiling water. Bring to a boil, remove from heat, and let stand covered for an hour. Then strain and wring out the raw material. Pour the decoction into the bath and dilute with warm water. Such a bath must be taken every other day for 15 minutes. an hour before bedtime.
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