Orange Peel Benefits No-one Knows About

Orange is one the most widely eaten fruits around the world but very few people utilize its amazing peel. It may be surprising for some of us that orange peels have about four times more health benefits than the actual orange fruit that we eat. The peel of an orange is good for our health as well as our skin. It is loaded with ample nutrients which are not only good for our body but excellent for our skin as well.

Amazing Benefits of Orange Peel


Ways to Consume Orange Peel For Amazing Results

We have compiled a list for you to see and engross with the amazing benefits of an orange peel.The common benefits of consuming orange peel include…


1. Makes Face Mask for Glowing Skin

Orange peel face maskOrange peel can be used as a toner to help lighten dark spots on our skin. It can also help to cure blackheads, dead cells, acne, pores, blemishes and dry skin. The Vitamin C present in the peel of an orange helps to add a glowing shine to our skin.


Take a lot of orange peels and put them under the sun until they are completely dried. Now put them in a blender and make a powder of the dried peels. You can store the powder in an air tight container and take some out each time you intend to use. Now mix the powder with either rose water or yogurt or milk and make a paste. Apply this paste all over your face and neck and let it sit for at least 20 minutes. Do this twice or thrice a week and notice visible changes in your face and all over skin. 


2. Adds Flavor to Food –  A Tasty Ingredient

Orange zest in foodOrange zest is a  great way to add a sweet taste to your food. We can also use it to sweeten the taste of a tea or any beverage. Moreover, orange zest can also be used as an ingredient in flavor-baked goods and other marinades.


  • Orange zest can be added on top of cakes and desserts, as it adds taste to food. 
  • You can make orange tea by boiling some orange zest in boiling hot water. Strain it and have it. 
  • You can also make a marinade out of orange zest but adding zest to cold water with some sugar and ice. 


3. Reduces Weight

Orange peel to reduce weightOrange peel helps to increase our metabolism by eliminating fat and boosting our energy levels. It is rich in fiber and low in calories. In addition to it, it has such anti-obesity effects on our body that it can help to lower the overall intake of calories. So try to consume orange peel as much as possible if you want to reduce your weight.


You can consume orange zest directly in the morning in powder form. Or make orange zest tea and have in the morning to boost your metabolic system. 


4. Keeps Your Heart and Body Healthy

Orange peel for heart and bodyOrange peel accounts for healthy blood circulation in our body. It contains such compounds that are found to exert positive pressure on our heart and lower the risk of getting a heart disease. Moreover, it helps in digestion as it contains fiber which adds bulk to our food. It also helps in relieving respiratory problems.


5. Boosts Immune System

Orange peels for immune systemOrange peels are full of Vitamin C and A  which are effective in protecting us from many types of diseases. Studies suggest that the consumption of orange peel in our diet lowers the risk of suffering from many types of cancers. It can help remove phlegm and hence cure Asthma. Furthermore, it also prevents acidity, vomiting, and heartburn.


6. Prevents Cancer 

Orange peels for cancerOrange peels helps in slowing down the growth of cancerous cells. Orange juice consumption can prevent from childhood leukemia and as the peel has more antioxidants than the juice itself hence orange peels are more effective remedy for all types of cancer. People who consume orange peels on a regular basis have less chances of being diagnosed by different types of cancers than those who only eat the orange inside.




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