Delicious and juicy orange is packed with vitamin C. It is good for health, skin and is extremely versatile. From blending into a delicious juice to adding it to salads, cakes and curries - we use orange in multiple ways. But did you know the peels (of orange) can also be eaten? That's right! Twinkle Khanna recently shared a few tips to make the most our of those orange peels. She took to Instagram to post what she does with the peels. According to the post, Twinkle eats oranges along with its peels. Besides, she also saves the peels and leaves them to dry in the sun before grinding them into a fine powder and using it for gardening.
She shared a sweet picture of herself posing with sliced oranges on the photo-sharing app and wrote alongside, “A secret- I eat citrus peels as well, orange peels have more fiber than the fleshy fruit. I add the powdered rinds to my garden patch and sometimes use it as a body scrub. Think of clever ways you repurpose mundane things and jot them down in the comments below.”
Orange peels can also be used as natural face masks for healthy and glowing skin. The peel has antibacterial and antimicrobial properties and is great for treating oily skin. It is a great skin-lightening agent and can help get rid of pigmentation and dark spots on your skin. Using orange peel as a face mask or cleanser can leave you with fresh and glowing skin. Here are a few orange peel face masks you can make.
Did you know that apart from giving you great skin, orange peels can also aid in your weight loss journey? Orange peels are rich in fiber. It is important for digestion. Orange peels are rich in vitamin C as well, which may help promote fat burn. The peels are believed to possess anti-obesity properties. It is also known to fight inflammation and allergies.
So, now on, make the most of those orange peels instead of discarding them, just the Twinkle Khanna way!