Mandarins: benefits and harm to the fetus
This fruit belongs to the category of citrus fruits. Almost every New Year's table has tangerines. The benefits and harms of fruit depend on the quality and quantity of fruits consumed.
Of course, since childhood all are accustomed to celebrate the Newyear with the smell of Christmas trees and tangerines. This became a tradition for a Russian person. And in everyday life we often use this sweet and useful fruit. Especially it is loved by children, as it is easily peeled and not as sour as compared to other representatives of citrus cultures (orange, lemon, grapefruit, etc.). Also very often flesh pulp is used to prepare various confectionery dishes. These are juices, cocktails, pies, sweet desserts, ice cream and others. This is due to the availability of the price level and high quality characteristics of the product.
A large amount of ascorbic acid, whichrich tangerines - undoubtedly, good. And the harm from this property can be caused only in case of abuse of the amount, as there is an excess in the body of vitamin C. In addition, mandarins contain various biologically active substances: magnesium, potassium, calcium, vitamin A, vitamin B, vitamin P and others .
It should be noted that tangerines are good and badfor the human body. But the unique features are not only the flesh of the fetus, but also the skin. For example, the use of mandarin crusts helps in the treatment of various diseases. The most common recipe using peel is grinding the dried crust and adding to any dish. Effectively helps in the treatment of meteorism and dysbiosis. In diseases of the upper respiratory tract 1 tablespoon of tangerine powder brew in 1 cup of boiling water and take half the glass 2-3 times daily, about 30-40 minutes before eating.
To normalize the work of the nervous systemUse tea with the addition of tangerine peel or juice. Ideal for treating cough, sputum, improving digestion, increasing appetite in children.
Many people ask: what is the use of tangerines? Try to make an alcoholic tincture from the crushed peel. To do this, take 2 teaspoons of chopped peel and pour a glass of vodka or 40% alcohol. The holding time is at least 1 week, after which the tincture is filtered and take 20 drops, having dissolved them in half a glass of water. The recipe is used for dry cough, which does not lend itself to medical treatment.
Also, a fresh peel from mandarin is advisable to lubricate the nail plates and the skin around them when affected by a fungus.
Of course, it should be noted all the qualities,which have mandarins. Benefit and harm are relative concepts. For example, the harm lies in the fact that with a tendency to allergic reactions a person may develop a rash, irritation of the skin. This is especially true for children who are sensitive to allergenic foods. Use tangerines in moderation.
It is also recommended to exclude from the dietor significantly reduce the consumption of fruit to people with diseases of the gastrointestinal tract (gastric ulcer, duodenal ulcer, gastric hyperacidity, gastritis). This is due to the fact that mandarins contain a large amount of citric acid, which has an irritating effect on the walls of the digestive tract.
When using peel, it is necessary to take into accountthe conditions of the area in which the fruit was grown, since it is often in the crust that harmful nitrates and various chemicals accumulate. Therefore, tangerines - benefit and harm in equal proportions, when using, consider the features of the structure of the body and other external factors that directly affect the health status. Also, pay much attention to the choice of fruit: examine its appearance, condition and color of the peel, the density of the fruit.