Take tea after eating it acts as a good digestive and if you cook it in orange peel and cinnamon you can fight acidity and bad cholesterol in the blood, thanks to the powerful properties of its constituent components.
Orange is rich in vitamin C, of which an average unit provides 82 mg of this nutrient when the daily recommendation is 60 mg; folate necessary for the formation of blood cells; organic acids with antioxidant properties; flavonoids and carotenoids, according to the Spanish Nutrition Foundation (FEN).
This is a tea that improves blood circulation and fights insomnia if you drink it every night.
Vitamin C helps in the synthesis of collagen, a protein that gives elasticity to the skin and promotes the absorption of calcium, iron and phosphorus, helps to strengthen the immune system, strengthen bones and prevent anemia.
Benefits of Orange for Digestion and Heart Health
This fruit is recommended for improving digestion because of its action as a “regulator of the stomach and intestines, which relieves stomach cramps and slow and heavy digestion,” not to mention its properties to fight gas and flatulence, says Cuerpo Mente.
The orange component is especially important for health. Orange pectin helps reduce LDL cholesterolknown as bad, says Cuerpo Mente, who highlights the presence of flavonoids in orange peel.
Indeed, orange peel contains soluble fiber, vitamin C, and antioxidants such as hesperidin, which can help improve the heart, circulation, control acidity, and lower blood cholesterol levels, reports Clarín.
Hesperidin is a citroflavonoid whose antioxidant components help strengthen veins, arteries and capillaries; They help fight varicose veins, hypertension and poor circulation, among other cardiovascular health benefits, according to Botanical Online.
Cinnamon, for its part, is a seasoning that is lacking in the kitchen and has numerous benefits for digestion: it is a natural antacid against hyperacidity in the stomach; Contains camphor to prevent gas and flatulence.
In addition, cinnamon has antioxidant and anti-thrombotic properties that improve blood circulation, adds Botanical Online.
How to make tea with orange peel and cinnamon
Now that you know about the benefits of orange peel and cinnamon, make the tea with the recipe Clarine shares:
- 1 orange
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 2 cups of water
- Honey to taste (conditionally)
Peel the orange to use the peel. Boil water with cinnamon stick. Remove from heat and place the shell. Strain, rest five minutes and drink.