ORANGES

THE MYTHOLOGICAL FRUITS

varieties

It's your choice!

NEW HALL, NAVEL, LANELATE, WASHINGTON are the most important varieties of oranges marketed by Giacovelli Srl.

ROOTS

From China and Sicily

Oranges are native to China and South-East Asian Countries. They began spreading around 2000 BC in Asia and later in the Mediterranean basin. The Arabs introduced oranges in Sicily and in some other Mediterranean regions around the seventh and eighth centuries.

 NUTRITIONAL VALUES AND BENEFICIAL PROPERTIES

Health benefits of oranges

  • Excellent sources of Vitamin C, oranges help to fight the formation of free radicals and the skin damages caused by  the sun exposure. Oranges prevent the formation of wrinkles;

  • they contain citrates and citric acid, which are really important to prevent  the formation of kidney stones;

  • oranges counter stress as they are rich in folic acid, which helps reduce mental and physical fatigue;

  • they are rich in Vitamin A, which protects eyesight.

FUN FACT

Did you know…

Between myth and legend

  • According to Greek mythology, Juno's dowry was made of some small trees, whose fruits were golden: oranges and lemons became symbols of love and fertility. For this reason, still today, on wedding days orange blossoms are used as symbol of bride’s purity.

Wellness & Beauty

SMOOTHING MASK

  • Mix the juice of a sweet orange with 2 tablespoon of natural yoghurt and 1 teaspoon of extra virgin olive oil; 

    spread over the face and massage through circular movements;

    keep it for three minutes. Rinse off to get the best  nourishing and anti-wrinkle homemade treatment.

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