From Desserts To Sedatives: The Orange Peels Might Help With Many Things


January 17, 2018 12:58 By Fabiosa

After enjoying a delicious and nutritious orange, what do we commonly do? Almost instinctively, we head to the trash and throw away the peels. It is a big mistake!

Orange peels have almost the same benefits as the fruit itself, and after finding out its uses around the home and for general well-being, you'll never throw them away again.

Relieve anxiety

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Simply rub a little orange peel on the temple, and you'll soon feel the calming effect.

Enhance the fire

It's a great option to naturally increase the flame of your grill when having a family picnic. Orange peels burn for longer than firewood and can help light the fire very quickly, not to mention they smell delicious. Be careful because they're very flammable!

Remove bad odors from shoes

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If it's been a while since your shoes were washed, and you have to remove an unpleasant smell, orange peels are your best option. Just put some peels in your shoes overnight. The next day, the unpleasant odor will be gone and will be replaced by a delicious citrus smell.

Keep insects away

Keep some orange peels in areas where you spend outside or where insects are entering your home. The limonene in orange peels will help keep mosquitoes, flies, and ants away.

Keep kitchen surfaces clean

Rub an orange peel onto faucets, accessories, and tiles to remove soap and water stains. You can also fill your sink with lukewarm water, add some orange peels, and then soak your crystal ware for five minutes to remove water stains.

Scent the bedroom

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You can boil some orange peels in water for a few minutes and also add a little mint or cinnamon so that your kitchen smells nice. You can also put a few orange peels in a glass jar or container in the room, which you want to smell nice.

Clean the home

To add a pinch of freshness to your home, place some orange peels in a jar full of vinegar. Leave it in the fridge for a few weeks. Then, use the mixture to clean the house.

Candied oranges

Take a look at this recipe for some delicious candied oranges, using orange peels and your microwave. It's very easy!

Source: Source: Shereably 

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