It is rich in Antioxidants which protects the skin from free radicals and also protects against some cancers by suppressing cancer cell proliferation. It is good for asthma patients and orange juice added in the face packs give a new life to the skin by removing the dead cells.
Navel oranges are very sugary and juicy and considered to be the world’s finest orange for fresh consumption because they are very sweet, naturally juice, seedless and peels and segments very easily. It has a variety of phytochemicals containing flavanoids hesperetin, beta-carotene and carotenoids alpha etc. It is wealthy in Vitamin C, A and Folate and includes small amounts of Vitamin E & B complex vitamins too.
Orange contains large amounts of vitamin C. Some researchers believe sweet orange might help asthma because of the antioxidant activity of vitamin C. Sweet orange also contains large amounts of potassium. There is evidence that potassium may help prevent high blood pressure and stroke.