bergamot is a citrus fruit very popular. You must have already heard it, but maybe with a different name, depending on the region where you live. The fruit is also known as orange-clove, orange-mimosa, mandarin orange, tangerine, mimosa, tangerine, vergamota.
The food is rich in iron and vitamins A, C and B complex and has medicinal properties that serve as an analgesic, antiseptic, cicatrizant, diuretic, aromatic, digestive, refreshing and stimulating.
in addition, the fruit also has the action that destroys or expels intestinal worms, to combat various types of viruses, helps to reduce the nasal congestion and provides strength and energy.
Indication of consumption
The consumption of bergamot is indicated for those who suffer from problems such as lack of vitamin C, bronchitis, flu, symptoms of the common cold, tuberculosis, sore throat, fever, anxiety, depression, vaginal infections, urinary tract infections, gas, cystitis, dermatitis, leucorreia, varicella, intestinal worms, measles, urethritis, chickenpox, insect bites, bad breath, and angina.
It is also indicated for treatments for hypertension and prevention of atherosclerosis, improves the functioning of the intestine, it is soothing, it protects the body against diseases such as diabetes, cancer, hypertension and other cardiovascular problems.
The bergamot can be consumed in natura in the form of juices, tea, as a salad ingredient fruit, in the manufacture of cosmetics and in the aromatization of baths and oils for massage.
Bergamot to lose weight
And it is, still, a great ally for those who want to lose weight. The bergamot is rich in nobiletina, a substance that in addition to preventing the elevation of cholesterol in the body, also protects the body from the negative effects generated from the intake of fatty foods.
Look for to ingest the bergamot without taking the pulp (the white part) of her. She also does very well for the health and contributes to proper functioning of the body.
The external use of the fruit may cause photosensitivity, burns, and skin blemishes and allergies. People with stomach problems should also avoid the excessive consumption of the citrus fruit.