Tangerine Peel is very powerful and can help with cancer, indigestion, stress, gastric ulcers, lowering cholesterol and blood sugar, and much more. It can be inhaled using a best vaporizer very quickly and easily.
Cancer – Studies found in the Journal of Bio Med Central Dermatology show that Tangerine Peel Tea together with black tea can lower the risk of coming down with squamous cell skin carcinoma by 70 percent Wow! Tangerine Peel Tea contains salvestrols which promotes cellular death of breast, lung, ovarian and prostate cancer cells while not causing any problems with healthy tissues. More research to be done but this is very good news; it cant hurt to drink a few cups of Tangerine Peel Tea everyday.
Lowers Cholesterol – Studies show that Tangerine Peel Tea lowers LDL or Bad cholesterol thus helping to prevent cardiovascular disease, strokes, and cancer. Tangerine Peel Tea contains polymethoxylated flavones that when given to laboratory animals lowers cholesterol by 40%.
Lowers Blood Sugar – Tangerine Peel Tea lowers blood sugar and helps to balance blood sugar thus making it great for those suffering from diabetes.
Liver Detoxing – Tangerine Peel Tea helps to detox the liver of toxins and
thus helps to boost our immune system. Our liver is our first line of defense for our body and detoxes everything we eat.
Great for Indigestion – Tangerine Peel Tea is great for soothing the GI tract and thus helping with indigestion.
Morning Sickness – For women who are pregnant this soothing tea is great for getting rid of morning sickness and it’s simple and natural.
Stress – There is nothing like drinking a nice warm cup of Tangerine Peel Tea to sooth away jangled nerves, thus calming and soothing the nervous system. And the smell of tangerine oil is very relaxing.
Colds and Flues – Tangerine Peel Tea has lots of antioxidants that prevent and shortens the duration of colds and the flus. And it also helps with nagging coughs and breaks up mucus.
Lots of Antioxidants – Tangerine Peel contains 20 times more antioxidants than tangerine juice. Making it great for getting rid of free radicals, preventing DNA damage… and thus preventing disease.
Traditional Chinese Medicine – In TCM Tangerine Peel is called chu sha chu and it’s used for treating PMS, stress, detoxing the liver, lowering blood sugar, as a liver and spleen tonic, for coughs, colds, and more. Plus it also regulates the flow of Qi energy, and breaks up phlegm, and helps with diarrhea and vomiting.
Gastric Ulcers – Tangerine Peel Tea inhibits the growth of Helicobacter pylori bacteria which causes gastric ulcers.
Obesity – Mice treated with the white pith from Tangerine Peels which contains a compound called Nobiletin were not susceptible to obesity and atherosclerosis… (the build up of fatty deposits in arteries). Plus their metabolism was increased thus helping with weight loss.
Anti-inflammatory – Tangerine Peel Tea contains hesperidin which is also a great anti-inflammatory agent making it important for arthritis and soothing away redness, pain, and swelling.
Antimicrobial – Tangerine Peel Oil is a great anti-fungal and antibacterial agent.
Acne – Tangerine Peel Oil also helps with the treatment of acne.
Massage Oil – Tangerine Peel Oil is great when diluted with a carrier oil like sesame oil and used for massage is wonderful. As a massage oil it’s very soothing, relaxing, and helps with inflammation.
Using – Tangerine Peels should be dried with the inner pith attached by just allowing the peel to sit on a counter to dry until hard. Then grind the peel in a coffee grinder into a fine powder which can be added to recipe without adding much flavor. Or a good size piece of dried peel can be added to hot water for making tea which is great tasting either hot or cold. Also the boiled peels can be added to food, shredded into salads, cakes, candy, and used in all kinds of cooking recipes. Tangerine peel can be used in baths to sooth away stress and tangerine oil can be use in vaporizers for stress.
Finding – Always use organic tangerines to make your tangerine peel tea. Also in Oriental Markets they sell dried tangerine peel for making tea and for adding to recipes. And dried tangerine peel can be ordered on-line and found on E-Bay, Amazon, and other on-line retailers. And you can ask for dried tangerine peel at your local health food store.
Something as simple as Tangerine Peel can be a very powerful healing agent.
Dr. Paul Haider – Master Herbalist