Tangerines and Health
The main contribution of tangerines to health is vitamin C. They also contain vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, and B6 in small quantities. They have a considerable amount of minerals like phosphorus, calcium, iron, magnesium, folic acid and fiber.
Tangerines contain bromine which helps combat insomnia.
To avoid the constant episodes of the flu, consume tangerines every day.
As they contain plenty of water and little sugar, they are recommended for snacking between meals, especially for those who are on a diet to lose weight.
Tangerines are diuretic and anti-rachitic.
Tangerines in Alternative Medicine
According to grandmothers, tangerines are good for curing hiccups. Eat a tangerine slowly section by section.
Stretch marks on the skin
To soften striations on skin, mix equal parts of essential oils of tangerine and jojoba. Rub on the affected part. Do it in the morning after you bathe and in the evening before going to bed. Be consistent.
For those who practice aromatherapy, the essences of tangerine oil help prevent aging of the skin, as it contains agents which help regenerate the cells. It also stimulates optimism.
Table of nutrient composition
100 gr.raw edible portion
|Vitamin C (mg)||136|