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tangerine peel

Chinese medicine
The aged rind of the mandarin orange, which is used for gastrointestinal complaints such as bloating, diarrhoea, indigestion, nausea and vomiting; it may be used for mastitis and hypotension.
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Kuo, "Hesperidin, nobiletin, and tangeretin are collectively responsible for the anti-neuroinflammatory capacity of tangerine peel (Citri reticulatae pericarpium)," Food and Chemical Toxicology, vol.
(1) the presence of antioxidant biomolecules (like polyphenols, pectin, etc.) coming from tangerine peel extract (see Figure 2(b)) as capping agents of AgNPs [42];
As expected, the profile of the chromatograms revealed a high similarity between the citrus samples, namely, orange, orange peel, tangerine, tangerine peel, and lemon.
The preparation of tangerine peel liquor using different alcoholic bases results in a product with particular traits, especially in relation to the dry extract, alcohol and fruit flavor.
The latest research by the Leicester School of Pharmacy, which will be presented at the British Pharmaceutical Conference in Manchester today, showed that human cancer cells, which contain an enzyme called P450 CYP1B1, were destroyed by a compound called Salvestrol Q40, contained in tangerine peel.
Scrape out pulp and white pith from tangerine peels with a spoon and discard.
Scientists from the Leicester School of Pharmacy discovered that the cells were destroyed by a substance called salvestrol Q40, which is found in tangerine peel.
6 TANGERINE PEEL Compounds found in citrus fruit peels - called polymethoxylated flavones (PMFs) - can lower cholesterol.
No retiring northern Italian, more an aromatic floral drop with a pleasing tangerine peel twist.
Megan's Kitchen's specialties include old favourites like the tom yum cappuccino (which has a thick, creamy layer of foam on top) and duck soup with snow pear, leek, and tangerine peel.
- Annie McIntyre, Glasgow ADD dried tangerine peel to the pot for a fragrant cup of tea.
GRAND FIR The most aromatic Christmas tree you can buy, this Northwest native (pictured above) evokes the scent of tangerine peel. No cut tree sucks up water faster, but none stays as fresh and fragrant if it's kept hydrated.