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Is the white orange on the orange edible? Effect and function of orange collaterals

When we eat oranges, we peel off the skin of oranges and find that there are many white silk like things on them. In fact, this is called orange collaterals. Many people like to tear them off and throw them away. In fact, orange collaterals can also be eaten.

1. Edible

The white meridians on oranges are edible. This kind of white meridians has the function of clearing fire, and eating oranges is easy to lead to burning. If you eat oranges together with these white meridians, you can delay the symptoms of burning. This kind of white meridians also has more cellulose, which can promote digestion and defecation after eating, and also has many benefits for gastrointestinal health.

2. Nutritional value

The nutritional value of orange is still very high. Proper consumption can bring many benefits to human body, such as lowering blood fat, moistening the lungs and relieving cough, diuresis and detumescence, refreshing, activating meridians and collaterals, strengthening the spleen and stomach, tonifying the middle and Qi, moistening the intestines and defecating, relieving alcohol, promoting digestion, enhancing appetite, protecting the heart and blood vessels, promoting fluid and thirst, etc. proper consumption can also treat dyspepsia, anorexia and lung Inflammation, excessive drinking, cough, dry mouth, hyperlipidemia, edema, arteriosclerosis, constipation, insufficiency of Qi and blood, poor urination, bronchitis, nausea and other discomfort.

3. Precautions

When eating oranges, the white meridians and collaterals do not need to be removed completely. Eating them is good for your health. Oranges are warm food, not to be eaten in large quantities, otherwise it is easy to get angry. And there are more acidic substances in oranges, eating too much is harmful to the health of teeth, and also easy to produce stones in the body.