Most people usually consume the flesh of am orange and discard the peels. Little do they know that the orange peels have more healthy benefits than the entire fruit.
Research has proved that orange peels are rich in flavonoids and other important phytochemicals. It also contains twice the amount of vitamin C as compared to the flesh.
Benefits of boiled orange peels and cinnamon
By boiling the orange peels, it releases their benefits to the air. This helps to protect against cold, allergies and flu. The moisture helps to kill harmful bacteria, fungus and mold spores.
Its consumption helps to increase alertness, relief fatigue and helps improve mood.
Also, the cinnamon steam when inhaled it helps to reduce headache and irritability.
Additionally it makes the room fresh.
How to make a natural air freshener from orange peels
Add orange peels and ½ teaspoon or few sticks of cinnamon to water, bring it to a boil on the stove top and turn the heat down to a simmer. As they simmer, the mixture will release their scent in the steam, which should permeate the whole kitchen and beyond.
You can also add other herbs such as rosemary, thyme or lemon tea to get same results.
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