Modern researchers argue that in the near future oranges will play a decisive role in medicine and cosmetics, and they do not recommend throwing away the peel when eating the fruits, because it contains orange oil, which includes chemical compounds that have a bactericidal effect.
The orange peel also contains essential oils that relieve excitement and apathy, normalize sleep and blood pressure. No wonder aromatherapists for depression recommend taking baths with orange peel oil.
In ancient times, fever was treated with a powder prepared from the thick peel of oranges. Unripe oranges boiled in the peel were considered the surest way to stop bleeding.
Russian doctors treated intestinal disorders with a tincture of orange peels with sugar in vodka. With a weak stomach, it was recommended to dissolve in the mouth an orange peel, rubbed with a piece of sugar.
An orange contains vitamins A, B1, B2, C, PP, as well as trace elements such as magnesium, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, calcium and iron. They help cleanse the blood, tone the entire body, give it vitality and energy, and improve appetite.
Oranges contain antiscorbutic substances and therefore prevent and treat scurvy. They are useful for anemia or anemia, indigestion, loss of appetite, weakness and lethargy due to the vitamin B they contain.
Dry orange peel is used to treat not only coughs and colds, but also malignant tumors of the breast. The salicylic acid contained in oranges allows you to successfully use these fruits to combat high temperatures.