MandarinsMandarin is a yellow citrus fruit of the species Citrus reticulata. This juicy fruit is loved in many cultures of the world for its sweet pleasant taste and a high content of Vitamin C. But what else do we know about this delicious food? Mandarins contain Vitamin D, which is known for its excellent properties to protect our bones against damages, as well as Vitamin K, which assists in maintaining good elasticity of our blood vessels. Also, mandarins contain minimum amounts of various toxic and harmful elements as they are being destroyed by citric acid. There are many effective ways for using mandarins as a natural remedy, as well as benefit from therapeutic properties of mandarin juice.

  • Mandarin juice is a healthy and useful therapeutic beverage, which can be recommended even to small children and sick people.
  • Besides, mandarin juice is a perfect thirst quencher in a hot weather.
  • Drinking a cup of mandarin juice every morning can alleviate the discomfort connected with asthma and bronchitis. Mandarin juice contains great amounts of phenolic acid, also called synephrine, which has very good anti-swelling properties and can help removing mucus.
  • MandarinMandarin is an effective natural remedy for loose bowels.
  • Also, this food has good vermifugal properties. However, to benefit from it, mandarins should be consumed regularly and in great amounts.
  • Mandarins are among the best fruits to be consumed in winter time as they are perfect sources of useful vitamins and nutrients.
  • This fruit can improve appetite and stimulate metabolism.
  • Mandarins have excellent anti-bacterial properties.
  • Mandarin juice and be used externally to treat such problems as thrush.
  • Anti-bacterial therapeutic properties of mandarin juice can also be used to treat some nail and skin problems, fungal infections, etc.
  • Mandarin juice can be used to stop or relieve PMS symptoms.
  • Beautiful fragrance of mandarin oil is used in aromatherapy as an effective mood booster.
  • A special mandarin skin tincture can be used as an expectorant and relieve coughs.
  • Having 10-20 drops of this tincture 3 times a day before the mealtime can improve the function of the digestive system.
  • Finally, mandarin skin tea can be used to lower blood sugar level. Take the skins of 3 fruits, boil them for 10 minutes in 1 liter of water and drink 100 ml of this tea 1-2 times a day.

Do not forget to talk to your doctor or a health care specialists before starting any therapy involving mandarin . The patients with peptic ulcers and kidney problems should be very careful when eating mandarins.

Author Info: Hi! My name is Carla and I am a 5th year medical student at HYMS. I am interested in alternative medicine and I have done months researching the topic of herbal medicine. Besides, I like interviewing people and learning more about their experiences with one or another type of herbal treatments. I am willing to contribute to this site with my knowledge, and I would be happy to help you out to the best of my ability with any specific questions or problems related to alternative medicine.

2 Responses to “15 Reasons To Love Mandarins”

  1. VarunNo Gravatar Says:


    Wow ! Lot of information about Mandarins. I have been eating mandarins regularly for over 1 month now. Mainly because I cannot find the oranges now. I used to think its just a replacement for Oranges but actually its quite different.

  2. taylorNo Gravatar Says:

    Having recently quit smoking after 45 yrs, my breathing is shot to heck. I am fortunate to have 3 mandarin trees on my property which last yr produced over 2000 fruits. The juice truly helped my breathing but unfortunately my trees are resting this year Don’t know why one of the large companies do not start selling mandarin juice.