Of course, with childhood everyone is used to celebrate New Year with the smell of a Christmas tree and tangerines. This has become a tradition for Russian people. And in everyday life, we often eat this sweet and healthy fruit. Children especially love him, as he is easily peeled and not so sour in comparison with other representatives of citrus crops (orange, lemon, grapefruit, etc.). Also, very often the pulp of the fruit is used to prepare various confectionery dishes. These are juices, cocktails , pies , sweet desserts, ice cream and others. This is due to the affordable price level and high quality characteristics of the product. A large amount of ascorbic acid, which is rich in tangerines - undoubtedly good . And harm from this property can be caused only in case of abuse of quantity, since there is an excess of vitamin C in the body. In addition, tangerines contain various biologically active substances: magnesium, potassium, calcium, vitamin A, vitamin B, vitamin P and others . It should be noted that tangerines are good and bad for the human body. But unique properties are possessed not only by the pulp of the fetus, but also by the peel. For example, the benefits of tangerine peels help in the treatment of various diseases. The most common peel recipe is chopping dried peel and adding to any dish. Effectively helps in the treatment of flatulence and dysbiosis. For diseases of the upper respiratory tract, 1 tablespoon of tangerine powder is brewed in 1 cup boiling water and taken half a cup 2-3 times daily, about 30-40 minutes before eating. To normalize the functioning of the nervous system, use tea with the addition of tangerine peel or juice. Ideal for treating cough, eliminating sputum, improving digestion, and increasing appetite in children. Many people wonder: what is the use of mandarin? Try to make alcohol tincture from crushed peel. To do this, take 2 teaspoons of crushed crust and pour a glass of vodka or 40% alcohol. The exposure time is at least 1 week, after which strain the tincture and take 20 drops, after dissolving them in half a glass of water. The recipe is used for dry cough, which is not amenable to medical treatment. It is also advisable to lubricate the nail plates and the skin around them with a fresh tangerine skin when affected by a fungus. Of course, all the qualities that possess tangerines. Benefit and harm are relative concepts. For example, the harm lies in the fact that with a tendency to allergic reactions, a person may develop a rash, irritation of the skin. This is especially true for children who are sensitive to allergenic foods. Use moderate amounts of tangerines. It is also recommended to exclude from the diet or significantly reduce the consumption of fruit for people with diseases of the gastrointestinal tract (stomach ulcer, duodenal ulcer, increased acidity of gastric juice, gastritis). This is due to the fact that mandarins contain a large amount of citric acid, which is irritating to the walls of the digestive tract. When using the peel, you must take into account the conditions of the area in which the fruit was grown, as it is often in the crust harmful nitrates and various chemicals accumulate. Therefore, tangerines - the benefits and harms in equal proportions, when using, take into account the structural features of the body and other external factors that directly affect the state of health. Also pay great attention to the choice of fruit: examine its appearance, condition and color of the peel, density of the fruit.