Did you know that soaking orange peels in a plastic bottle of water can help you save a significant amount of money? Oranges, mostly available from December to February, are not only rich in Vitamin C but also possess strong antioxidant properties and have a calming effect on stress. They stimulate brain activity, aid in detoxifying the body, and help with digestion. Oranges are also packed with magnesium and potassium, essential for heart muscle functions and smooth blood circulation.
Orange Peels for Various Uses
Beyond their health benefits, oranges can be used in various beauty treatments for body, face, and hair, thanks to their diverse properties. They can also be utilized for cleaning, particularly the peels which contain citric acid.
Orange Peels for Household Cleaning
The citric acid in orange peels makes them an excellent option for household cleaning. Here’s how to transform orange peels into a cleaning agent:
Peel the Orange: There are several methods to peel an orange efficiently, either by sliding the knife horizontally to get a single peel strip or by cutting off both ends of the orange, creating space between the peel and pulp with a spoon, and then making a vertical cut to get an intact peel.
Prepare the Peels
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