In Vietnam, though not as much orange, tangerine is also known for its specialty grown in many regions throughout the country. Mandarin prices typically range from 40,000 to 70,000 VND / kg, depending on the type and time.
In season, this specialty is bought by people for eating, because they are not only delicious, but they also have good health effects. However, so far, people have bought mandarins to eat most of them only eating citrus and peeled mandarin.
However, what many people may be surprised is that peeling of mandarin – which people omit – turns into specialties and sells at extremely expensive prices. For example, the dried pepper tangerine is used to make spices that currently serve up to 6 million VND / kg.
According to the advertiser, although it's just a pure Tangerine shell, the special thing that makes the price expensive is because the Tibetans (Chinese) skillfully handle them when they are buried underground for six years to dig up and sell.
Meanwhile, the type of tangerine crust used to make daily tea is in the range of 2.5 to 3 million VND / kg. Or, as far as internet shopping sites and social networks are concerned, the price of the cheapest type of dried ash from mandarin is up to 150,000-300,000 VND / kg, depending on the type.
Ms. Nguyen Thanh Huong, a Ho Chi Minh City-based tea shop owner, said she was buying cheap fresh mandarins for cheap meals, but it is quite expensive to buy peanut butter and not always. Therefore, many of the dried tangerine shells have been bought by many people in recent years, though they are more expensive than tens of times, even hundreds of times compared to tangerine prices.
"In the past, I have been importing Tibetan tangerine grenades to sell them as cooking spices, but in the last two years, apart from the types of dried mandarin shells, in the tangerine season, I tried to buy pure mandarin to get them. The shelling process was dried to sell for drinking tea. She said and said, the price of green dried tangerine shell is 250,000 VND / tael, buying a full price of 2 million VND.
According to Huong, customers who buy mandarin peeling can make tea and drink or combine with other teas, which will also create special flavors. It is also possible to prepare spices when preparing meals.
Doctors Bui Hong Minh (Ba Dinh Oriental Medicine Association) said that green tangerine bark is called envelope, mature tangerine bark called ceiling, all have healing effects. For this reason, it is possible to use chopped bark of mandarin to treat diseases related to digestion, bronchitis, flu, cough, blood pressure regulation, heart rate stabilization or tiredness, Improve sleep and anti-fungal nails with strong antiseptic properties.
In the study of modern medicine it is also seen that in mandarin shells there is an aromatic essential oil of glucoside, aldehite lemon, fatty acid … which act as a cause of heart excitement, inhibiting stomach, bowel and death movement. supply is a good medicine for treating high blood pressure, myocardial infarction, most effective for airway illnesses, such as abdominal distension, digestive disorders. Tangerine contains many essential oils and the main ingredients are limonene (91%), proteins, fats, vitamins and minerals such as vitamin C, B1, calcium, iron, …
Although there are many good health effects, but Oriental medicine experts also recommend that those who have bad gas should be careful, people with temperament, many sweat can not be used. When used, it must also use a certain dose, it should not be too much to use. In addition, it is necessary to choose pure mandarin, without preservatives, without pesticides to avoid health damage.
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