Tangerine is an orange-like citrus fruit. It is smaller and less rounded than common oranges.


The citrus fruit is highly rich in vitamins C and A, folate, flavonoids, calcium, iron and potassium.

Here are five of its health benefits.

Boosts your immune system

The vitamin C content in tangerine helps to improve the immune system. By consuming tangerines, you are less prone to cold, influenza, and fever. If you desire to stay healthy all the time, eating tangerine will play a role.


Regulates blood level sugar

Tangerine contains healthy amounts of potassium which is essential for regulating your blood pressure and boosting your cardiovascular health. It also helps in preventing hypertension and stroke.

Improves digestion

Tangerine is loaded with dietary fibre. This doesn’t just support digestion but also improves the overall functioning of the body. It eases bowel movements and nourishes the intestine cells.

Anti-ageing properties

Being a wonderful source of vitamin A and C, the skin benefits are many. It is an excellent choice to keep skin diseases at bay. The antioxidant properties reduce wrinkles, rebuild damaged cells, and enhance complexion.


Lowers cholesterol

Tangerine contains soluble and insoluble fibre which aid in the absorption of the excess fat and regulate the synthesis of bad cholesterol.

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