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The color of an orange does not necessarily indicate its quality. Oranges are usually dyed to improve their appearance. Brown spots indicate a good quality orange. Sweet oranges will have a large naval. Oranges that look green are very sweet, and excellent to eat.
The bloods are very sweet and juicy. The Hamlin is best for juicing. The Jaffa is sweet. The naval that has his belly button sticking out , is seedless and sweet.
The pineapple orange is very flavorful and juicy. The temple is sweet and good for juicing.
If you roll your oranges, lemons and limes on the counter with your hand, you’ll get more juice. Even more if put them in the microwave 10 seconds.
The orange has been used for asthma, bronchitis, arthritis, and to reduce blood pressure. The desire for alcohol is reduced by drinking orange juice.

Papayas are yellow when ripe. It will take 3 5 days to ripen at room temp.Papayas are used as a digestive aid. This is due to the papin content in them. Also as an intestinal cleanser. The juice has been used to relieve infections in the colon, and has a tendency to break down mucous.

Peaches ripen by putting them in a box covered with newspapers. Will take 2-3 days to ripen. Peaches have been used to reduce high blood pressure, asthma, bronchitis, bladder and kidney stones, as well as de – worming.

The skins of pears are and excellent source of fiber. The majority of the Vit C in the the pear is concentrated in the skin. Canned pears are not a good source.
Pears are excellent for constipation, and as a digestive aid.

Persimmons are smooth, shiny ,bright orange skinned. These skins need to be removed before eating. Otherwise they will taste very sour. Been used to increase energy levels, and treat stomach ulcers. Also colitis. Even sore throats, and pleurisy.

Pineapples buy as big and heavy as possible. Best time is March through June. Also the leaves should be deep green. You do need to refrigerate as soon as possible.
They have been known to assist in gland regulation, and as and aid to digestion and relieve arthritic systems.

Plums are available from June through Sept. Buy firm to only slightly soft. The hard plums will not ripen very well. Plums are used for liver disorders, constipation, to relieve flatulence, and bronchitis.

Apples have been used as a stress reliever. The fragrance from the apple will relax a person.

Apricots will ripen at room temp. However they do bruise easy, and don’t last very long once ripened. They have been used for anemia, T B, asthma, and blood impurities, since they contain a high level of iron. They may also be effective in destroying intestinal worms, relieving diarrhea, and pimples.

To ripen avocados, put them in a woolen sock and place them in the back of a dark closet for 2 days. They been used for inflammations of the mucous membranes, especially in the intestines.`


By: Bev

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