Mandarin Orange Juice
Traditionally Used For
- Skin Problems
- Strengthening Blood Vessels
- Weight Loss
A Good Source Of
- Vitamin B1
- Vitamin C
Ideally, you should consider buying Mandarin Oranges in season only which is generally from November to February.
Mandarin oranges have a high sugar content in general than other citrus fruits. Those with sugar related problems will want to consult a doctor, preferably a naturopathic doctor, before using. Those that cannot tolerate oranges may find they can tolerate Mandarin oranges due to the lower acidity content.
Citrus fruits, when taken in excess, are known to leech calcium from the body. All citrus fruits add citric acid to the body and so it's a good idea to get some exercise after having a citrus fruit drink.
You should always remove the rind of grapefruits, oranges and tangerines. Remove the rind, but leave the white membrane as the white membrane contains bioflavonoids. The bioflavonoids help the body absorb and use Vitamin C.
The rind of oranges, grapefruits and tangerines must be removed as the rind is difficult for the human body to digest. The rind can subsequently cause rectal problems.
Drink immediately after juicing to ensure you get all of the Vitamin C.
Chinese Herbal Information
5 Elements: wood,earth
5 Flavors: sour,sweet
Nothing to report.
Cautions & Suggestions:
Orange peels are traditionally dried in Chinese herbal medicine and then added to a tea. The kidney peel tea is then good for the kidneys. Only a few dried kidney peels are needed. Too many dried kidney peels are not good.
Chinese herbalist suggest that when you have a cold or a fever that you want to avoid all oranges along with seafood. The reason is that oranges and seafood enforce the body's health and while that is good, the reality is that they can also enforce the cold or fever. So when you are sick with the flu or a fever, do avoid all oranges and seafood.
Although oranges should be avoided when one has the flu, dried kidney peel tea is okay. For best results, consult a Chinese herbalist when you have a fever or the flu.
- Lubricates The Lungs
- Eliminates Mucous
- Relieves Coughs
- Urination Difficulty
Picture of a Mandarin Orange
Photo by Brent Ramerth (Wikipedia Username: barfooz).
Mandarin Orange — Nutritional Analysis
- Value / 100 g
- Total lipid (fat)
- Carbohydrate, by difference
- Fiber, total dietary
- Calcium, Ca
- Iron, Fe
- Magnesium, Mg
- Phosphorus, P
- Potassium, K
- Sodium, Na
- Zinc, Zn
- Copper, Cu
- Manganese, Mn
- Selenium, Se
- Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
- Pantothenic acid
- Vitamin B-6
- Folate, total
- Folic acid
- Folate, food
- Folate, DFE
- Vitamin B-12
- Vitamin A, IU
- Vitamin A, RAE
- Vitamin E
- Amino Acids
- Aspartic acid
- Glutamic acid
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