WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF ORANGE PEEL POWDER FOR HEALTH?
Here is a good reason, in addition to its taste properties, to buy dried orange peel powder. They have many health benefits. Let’s discover the medicinal properties of orange peel powder.
ACTION ON CHOLESTEROL:
With its content of hesperidin, a type of flavonoid (antioxidant) that metabolizes lipids in the blood and reduces fat, orange peel powder helps lower the level of bad cholesterol in the blood, while promoting the loss of weight.
It contains 20% more hesperidin than the fruit pulp. Hesperidin is also a natural fiber that protects the intestinal flora.
ACTION ON DIABETES AND BACTERIAL FLORA:
Orange peel powder is rich in pectin, another natural fiber that helps maintain a normal blood sugar level, which is lacking in people with diabetes. It contains 4 times more fiber than the fruit itself.
It also helps to take care of the bacterial flora, leading to the good health of the digestive tract, facilitating digestion and treating digestive disorders such as constipation.
ACTION ON DIGESTION:
With their high fiber content, dried orange peel powder facilitates digestion, fight irritable bowel syndrome and bloating.
ACTION AGAINST INFECTIONS AND WINTER AILMENTS:
Among its many benefits, orange peel powder is an excellent source of vitamins to boost our immune system. Thus, it helps fight and help to treat infections and diseases such as flu or colds.
It helps prevent several respiratory diseases such as bronchitis, rum, asthma, etc.
ACTION ON WEIGHT LOSS:
Indeed, the orange peel powder is the ally of diets because of its exceptional composition and the reasons we have already mentioned. It accelerates the body’s metabolism and stimulates the elimination of fat.
ACTION ON STRESS:
It is a natural antidepressant to relieve stress and anxiety, and thus, indirectly, to relieve insomnia, promoting good sleep.
ACTION ON HEARTBURN:
They are effective in relieving heartburn, just chew a peel powder after your meals to feel quick relief, while facilitating digestion.
NUTRITION FACTS OF ORANGE PEEL:
It’s perhaps less well known that orange peels are also rich in several nutrients, including fiber, vitamin C, and plant compounds like polyphenols.
- Studies show that diets high in vitamin C and fiber benefit heart and digestive health and may protect against certain types of cancer.
- Orange peel also contains good amounts of provitamin A, folate, riboflavin, thiamine, vitamin B6, and calcium.
- Specifically, orange peels are a good source of the polyphenols hesperidin and polymethoxyflavones (PMFs), both of which are being studied for their potential anticancer effects.
Kerala Natural's Orange peel powder is made of 100% pure and natural and is extracted from dried Orange peels. With all the benefits, orange peel powder available at Wecomart works as a natural bleach for our skin. So, it can be effectively used as Ayurvedic medicine.