Orange is generally accepted to be a fruit of the citrus specie. They are eaten as they are a good source of vitamins. Many people blend their oranges in order to drink them, hereby making it a juice, while others eat the sweet orange which first grew in Asia but could be seen today in many parts of the world as they are very sweet fruits to be eaten. The benefits that can be derived from orange are as follows;
1: It provides vitamin C, which act as an antioxidant by protecting your body against the damages caused by some free radicals generated in the body.
2: The vitamin A gotten from orange aids the mucus membrane of the eyes in being healthy.
3: The vitamin C gotten from orange also aids in preventing skin damages.
4: Vitamin A also helps in keeping the skin membrane healthy.
5: Orange has a rich fibre content that helps it keep track of sugar level in the body and also helps to tingle the taste bud of diabetics.
6: The vitamin C content in oranges produces collagen which aids in the provision of tissues in the hair.
7: Orange contains a vitamin known as folic acid, which is a necessary nutrient for maintaining healthy sperm and also, it helps in preventing genetic damages that might cause birth defects.
8: Also, a compound known as D plays a significant role in preventing different kinds of cancer like; breast cancer, lung cancer, skin cancer.
9: Oranges are also rich in potassium, which is an electrolyte mineral that aids in controlling the heart functions.
10: Finally, oranges helps in reducing Ischemic stroke, which are mostly suffered by women.
However, oranges are also used for other things apart from their functions in the body, they include follow;
1: They are edible fruits- This means that they can be eaten as they are very delicious and also, they have low calories.
2: They aid in softening brown sugar- Experiment have shown that oranges help in preventing brown sugar from hardening and so, it is being encouraged to be used on brown sugars to prevent it from hardening.
3: It lowers the odour in a garbage can- Oranges help to reduce the offensive odour that could be perceived from the garbage can as it has a more decent and acceptable scent. They also help in preventing insect’s infestation which always makes an eyesore of an environment.
4: It could be used to make herbal tea- With the vitamins gotten from oranges, it could go a long way in impacting a very good effect on health matters as it will have a more natural nutrient in the herbal tea. Also, the sweet scent of orange would also make the herbal tea appetizing.
5: It protects your garden or houseplant from cats- Oranges help in preventing cats from an environment, especially when you do not want them to destroy your plants.
Finally, oranges are the favourite fruits of many people all around the world as it is enjoyable.