October – March
Basilicata – Puglia
Clementine, Mandarins, Oranges, Lemons
Citrus fruits are fighting not only common colds but also insomnia, loss of appetite, capillary fragility. They are particularly suitable for preventing and treating colds and flu, stomatitis, gingivitis, infectious diseases and deficiency of A and C vitamins.
The mandarins and clementines, in particular, are calming and refreshing, useful in case of capillary fragility, insomnia, loss of appetite. The bark has a bitter-tonic properties because it contains limonene and antioxidant and protects against free radicals.
These two citrus fruits also contain an appreciable amount of bromine, calming of the nervous system, and of folic acid.