Citrus fruits in general are known to fight against cancer. The cancer-fighting part of the tangerine itself is in the juice sacs. In the past people used to also eat the tangerine peels, but this is not so commonly practiced now. Tangerine peel or Qing Pi extract can be purchased.
Tangerine peel supplementation and its bioflavonoids also decreases cholesterol
The peel portion of the tangerine is loaded with antioxidants and is antibacterial which purifies the blood. It is the early green tangerine peel (before the fruit matures) that produces citrus reticulata blanco extract of CR which possesses the important enzyme salvestral Q40 which acts against the gastric cancer line. It has an oxygen retaining quality that acts as a prevention and destroyer.
Researchers found cardiovascular patients benefit from Qing Pi
Tangerine peel an important blood cleanser, purifies the blood and regulates the flow of fluids throughout the body, ridding the body of extra salt and uric acid, lowering blood pressure and normalizing the body’s Qi (life force). It fine tunes metabolic processes enhancing absorption of nutrients and decomposition of food
Because of its normalizing qualities tangerine peel is also used to breakup congestion in cases of coughs and colds when excess phlegm is present.
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