Mandarin Orange, Loose Skin or Loose Jacketed Orange
Latin name: Citrus reticulata
Sanskrit/Indian name: Narangi
Oranges are abundant with Vitamin C. Vitamin C acts against free radicals and reduces the risk of colon cancer. Orange is having enough dietary fibre in the form of pectin, a great laxative, and prevent cancer causing cells to bind with colon.
One orange provides about 7% of the daily requirement of potassium needed of the body.
Oranges can be effective in fighting venereal and sexually transmitted diseases.