All about the orange
Description, nutritional benefits and cosmetic virtues of the orange
The orange is the fruit queen and the dietetic and therapeutic aliment by excellence because it contains a high amount of vitamins, sugars, and minerals.
Concerning its vitamin content, we should know that the oranges in their interior part contain a moderated amount of vitamin A, with a moderated amount of B group vitamins (B1, B2, B5, B6).
The oranges are a good source of mineral elements, in an easily assimilating form, and which can contribute to re-establish the mineral balance.
The orange contains between other minerals, Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphor, Sodium…
Besides, the orange contains in very, very little amount, Copper, Zinc and Manganese.
Thanks to its balanced composition, especially in the vitamin and mineral point, it becomes a natural calmer for the nervous system.
They contain a great amount of C vitamin, (above the fruit majority).
This vitamin acts on the organism as an oxygen and hydrogen transporter, but it helps to assimilate amino acids like folic acid and iron.
It participates in a decisive way in the withdrawal processes that are produced in the liver and acts on the thyroid gland’s normal functioning.
When the vitamin C lacks, we fell tired, irritable and with articulations itches.
That’s how the orange becomes an organism important tonic, and not only in anemia cases, but for every time we feel weakness.
It’s used to fight the anemia, to strengthen the immunological system, facilitates the residual matter in the organism and have antioxidant effects.
The orange oil calms the nerves and fights the stress. It tones up and act as a subtle astringent.
It can act on cellulite too, since it helps to activate blood circulation.