We all love tangerines, they are healthy, refreshing, sweet and simply delicious. But what do we do when we peel them and eat the fruit? We throw away the peel, of course. Well after you read what you can make from the peel, you’ll never throw it away.
It’s important to mention that we’re talking about organic, pesticide free fruit, their peel can be consumed, so if you have some organic tangerines you can make an excellent cough remedy from their peel.
Here’s what you’ll need in order to make this natural remedy, which can ease the sore throat and calm your persistent cough.
50 gr. of tangerine peel
1 cup of vodka or some other 40% alcohol
Grind the tangerine peel and put it in a jar. Pour the cup of alcohol in the jar and put the lid on. Store the jar in a cold and dark place for a week. After one week you can start consuming the remedy. Take one teaspoon after your meal and after a teaspoon of honey.
Here are some other reasons why tangerines are such excellent fruit and why you should eat them more:
Just 100gr. of tangerines contain 30mgr. of vitamin C. It’s low in calories but it contains a high amount of fiber which improve digestion. They are excellent for your eyesight but have also proven to be an extraordinary antioxidant.
If you know your way around the kitchen you can make a tangerine sauce which can be served as a salad or meat dressing.
We mentioned that organic tangerine peel can be used as a natural remedy, but you can also use the peel from a tangerine which isn’t organic. You can make a scented candle which will look beautiful and have a wonderful aroma too.