When people consume oranges they usually throw away the peel and eat only the inside part of the fruit. But, the orange peels are also beneficial.
Eat the zestВ вЂ“ it isВ delightful ingredient which can be used in different recipes, such asВ pastas, fried foods, vinaigrettes, sauces, and baked goods.
Skin brighteningВ вЂ“ you can easily prepare face mask. Just make powder of anВ orange peel and add it to a honey and yogurt. Mix all the ingredients well, and your face mask is ready. The vitamin C from the peel protectsВ against free radicals, calcium heals a flaky skin, potassium hydrates and magnesium promotes it’s glow.
Make essential oilВ вЂ“ you can prepare essential oil from the peel of the oranges. This oil is very good for relieving muscle crampsВ and coughing. It’s very easy to prepare the oil: just place the peels in the glass jar and cover it with vodka. Then, screw the top of the jar and shake it gently. Store the jar in a dark and cool place for one week. You need to shake the solution once per day. After one week, strain the mixture in the bowl and place it in a space with a good ventilation. After several days you will notice that the liquid doesn’tВ smellsВ of alcohol. That means the oil is ready for use.
Relieve anxietyВ вЂ“ orange peelВ providesВ powerfulВ soothing effect which can easilyВ relieve anxiety. Just place an orange peel in aВ saucepan, cover it withВ water and heat it. Then, pourВ the liquid in a bowl and start to inhale.
Keep your cat away from the plantsВ вЂ“ if your cat is playing with the plants, you can now easily safe them. Just dice up the rind andВ sparkling it onto the soil of any of the plants you keep in the house.
Keep brown sugar moistВ вЂ“ just drop peaces of orange peel in the brown sugar and you will keep it moist and prevent from clumping.
ExfoliateВ вЂ“ wrap the peel in a gauze and scrub it onВ your body. Orange peel containsВ ascorbic acid and vitamin C, which willВ out the skin tone andВ firm the skin.
Protect against mosquito bitesВ вЂ“ naturally get rid ofВ mosquito bites with the use of orange peel. All you need to do is to rub the peelВ around your wrists, ankles, and neck and ward them of.
Blend into smoothiesВ вЂ“ the peel of the orange hasВ much grater concentration of nutrients compared to the inside part of the fruit. It’s good to use this nutrients, so you can blend the peels, but first make sureВ that youВ washed them well.
Make teaВ вЂ“ it’s very beneficial for yourВ blood pressure and helps to relieveВ supress cough. Let the orange peels to dry several days and store them in a jar for further using in the future.