Tangerine – Properties and medicinal uses

Endowed with many health benefits, tangerine is among the most popular citrus in the world. It is used to fight infections, heal wounds, aid digestion, boost immunity, and lower cholesterol. These therapeutic applications are mostly due to its antiseptic, depurative, sedative, stomachic, and antispasmodic properties. Tangerine is the fruit of the tangerine tree, Citrus reticulata,…… Continue reading Tangerine – Properties and medicinal uses

Orange – Properties and health benefits / medicinal uses

Orange is a widely known fruit all over the world, it is known for its high vitamin C content. This vitamin C accounts for most of orange medicinal uses. Properties The following are some notable contents of an orange, which are very similar to that of tangerine : * Sugars in moderate amounts, about 9.35g/100g,…… Continue reading Orange – Properties and health benefits / medicinal uses

Kiwi – Properties and medicinal uses

The kiwi is an exotic fruit from foothills of the Himalayas, and also New zealand. It contains a green pulp hidden by a fuzzy skin, and contains more than two hundred tiny edible black seeds. The kiwi is well known for its high vitamin C content which is far beyond citrus. Properties of kiwi The…… Continue reading Kiwi – Properties and medicinal uses

Acerola – Properties and health benefits / medicinal uses

The medicinal use of acerola is related to its vitamin C content, as acerola is the richest fresh fruit source of vitamin C. The acerola, which can also be called * Neapolitan medlar or * Spanish pine, is a fruit of Malpighia glabra L., a tree of the botanical family malpighiaceae. Acerola was first discovered…… Continue reading Acerola – Properties and health benefits / medicinal uses