Oranges are the most popular and wide-spread of the citrus fruits. They are known for their Vitamin C and cold-fighting abilities, but in fact, the entire Orange has health benefits to the body and skin.
When eaten, the flesh of the orange is a rich source of vitamins and calcium. The Vitamin C and citric acid in oranges help skin restore collagen and elasticity which fasten the cells regeneration and increase the cells vitality and youthfulness, softens skin and exfoliates, cleansing and renewing.
Thanks to the high presence of hesperidine, orange limits cholesterol and acts as an anti-inflammatoy agent.
Orange is also rich in Vitamin B that is indispensable for the nervous system.
Moreover, it has anti-spasmodic effects which make orange essential in case of stomach-ache or fever.
The Orange peel is useful for its essential oils, which can be used as a natural and non-toxic cleaning agent. With a delicate and refreshing scent that deodorizes, Orange Oil’s antibacterial and disinfectant properties make it ideal for use in natural cleaning products.
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