Magickal Aspects and Medicinal Benefits of Orange
Magickal or Energetic Aspects: Love, Divination, Luck & Money/Prosperity
Add Orange to teas to summon love, improve your luck, and to manifest prosperity. Use Orange juice to replace sacred wine or other alcoholic beverages in ceremonies.
Orange blossoms can be used in lust or love potions. Couples may want to drink orange infused tea or juice to ensure wedded bliss.
Orange eaten at the end of a meal symbolizes a happy and sweet life.
Health Benefits of Orange
Oranges may lower the risk of diseases. Free radicals cause chronic diseases, like cancer and heart disease. Oranges are full of vitamin C, which protects cells making them powerful antioxidants.
Orange juice may help prevent kidney diseases. Drinking orange juice regularly prevents kidney diseases and reduces the risk of kidney stones.
Note: drink juice in moderate amounts. The high sugar content of fruit juices can cause tooth decay and the high acid content can wear away enamel if consumed in excess.
Oranges are full of beta-carotene: This powerful antioxidant protects the cells from damage. Beta-carotene protects the skin from free radicals and helps prevent the signs of aging.
Oranges alkalize the body: Although oranges are acidic before you digest them, they contain many alkaline minerals that help to balance out the body after they are digested. By lowering the alkaline level in the body you reduce inflammation and potential disease or issues related to chronic inflammation.
Oranges contain phytochemicals that protect against cancer: rich in citrus limonoids, oranges are proven to help fight a number of varieties of cancer including that of the skin, lung, breast, stomach and colon.
May lower cholesterol: Since they’re full of soluble fiber, oranges are helpful in lowering cholesterol. They are rich in potassium and boost heart health.
Oranges are full of potassium: Potassium is an electrolyte mineral responsible that helps with heart function well. Low potassium levels may result in an abnormal heart rhythm, known as an arrhythmia.
Hunger Control: Oranges are known in the herbalist community as having anorexic properties which helps control hunger.