Many people enjoy eating orange and drinking its juice. We can also use orange peel in many ways to improve our living quality before its disposal.
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1. Generate a smile
Use a marker pen and start drawing on the orange. This will not affect eating and drinking, but the effort will make one’s day. The peel can be reused in some other ways.
2. Get rid of the odor in the microwave oven
Put the orange peels into the microwave oven, cook with low heat for five minutes.
3. Expel bad odor, mosquito and fly
Burn some air-dried peel. The scent can expel the bad odor indoors, mosquito and fly. It also has relaxing function.
4. Provoke sleep
Make a scent bag that fills with orange peel and put it next to your pillow.
5. Facilitate furniture upkeep
Boil the orange peel with water. Dip a wiper into the cool down water. Squeeze out water and start wiping.
6. Use in bathing
Air-dry the peel for one week, then store in an airtight container to avoid damp. Get some peel, put them into old silk socks and dip the whole pack into the bathing water. This helps retain skin moisture and tenderness.
7. For drinking
Clean the fresh orange peel and boil with water for 15 minutes, then drink it. This drink helps soften the blood vessels and lower cholesterol levels. Drink before meal, it can increase one’s appetite.
8. Use in serving food
You can die cut the orange peel into different shapes to decorate a dish. Or use the peel as a stencil after a die cut to mold the hot chocolate, strawberry sauce in lovely shape on a dish. Or make the orange peel into a basket to contain food.
I learned most of the tips from friends who read different books and surf the web. Trust there are some other uses not covered yet. If so, welcome to leave a message and share with us. While we enjoy eating orange and drinking its juice, let us make the best use of orange peel to improve our living quality as well.
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