How to use the tangerine peel for health
New Year holidays and tangerines – a sign of equality. But in addition to an unforgettable taste of the flesh and the content of vitamins, of course, this citrus fruit has a great set of properties that are contained in its peel. For example, the tangerine peel oil contains volatile oil, phytoncides, carotenoids, vitamins, antioxidants and other valuable substances. That is why it is simply unwise to throw away such a valuable raw material! Let us consider how to squeeze out everything useful from the peel of tangerines to the limit and remember some of the following recipes.
In the treatment of flatulence and dysbiosis.
Take the dried tangerine peel, grind in a coffee grinder and add to such dishes as cottage cheese, porridge and others, at the rate of 1 teaspoon per serving.
In the treatment of bronchitis.
You’ll need 2 tablespoons of chopped dry peel. Fill them with 1.5 cups of boiling water, keep on low heat for 5 minutes, leave to infuse for an hour under the lid, and then strain. It is recommended to take 0.5 cups of warm infusion 2-3 times a day for 30 minutes before eating.
In the treatment of dry cough (as an expectorant).
Take 2 tablespoons of chopped peel, pour with 1 glass of vodka. This recipe requires to infuse the tincture for a week in a dark place, and then strain. Therefore, it is necessary to take care in advance and prepare it before the season of colds. You should take the infusion as follows: 20 drops of tincture in a small glass of water 3 times a day before meals.
In the treatment of colds, flu, cough (for inhalation).
Take a handful of finely chopped tangerine peel, pour over boiling water in a vessel with a narrow hole, and breathe by this steam for 10-12 minutes. After the procedure, do not go out for an hour.
In the treatment of fungal infections of the feet nails.
This advice is easy to remember and to apply. Rub your nail plates by the tangerine peel 2 times a day.
Against fatigue, frequent nervous tension, stress.
Take finely chopped tangerine peel, put it in a bag of cotton cloth (about the size of 10×7 cm), keep it in a plastic bag. Remove the package when necessary, put in front of yourself and inhale the aroma for 15 minutes.
In the treatment of insomnia, nervous tension, high blood pressure, heartbeat.
You should take 1 cup of fresh chopped peel, fill it with 3 liters of boiling water and bring to a boil again. Infuse it under the lid for an hour, strain and squeeze the raw material. Pour the infusion into the bath. Take warm baths (the temperature must be 37-38 ° C) for 15 minutes, one hour before bedtime, every other day.