Clementine

Known for its glossy peel and deep orange hues, clementines are the crown jewels of the citrus world. This fruit is rich in nutrients and antioxidants that protect the body against free radicals.

Generally sweet and seedless, this hybrid of a Mediterranean citrus and sweet orange is often called "Christmas oranges" or "seedless tangerines".

Benefits
The clementine is rich in antioxidants and Vitamin C that prevent free radical damage, boost the immune system and aid digestion. A good antidote for tiredness, its aromatic scent aids to relieve stress, energizes the mind and body. With anti-bacterial properties, this sweet citrus fruit boosts collagen production and eliminates blemishes while keeping hair moisturized.
History
It has been theorized that clementines may be a product of accidental hybridization where the first fruits are discovered by Brother Clement Rodier in the garden of his orphanage in Algeria. However, it was said to originate in China earlier with its appearance as identical to the Canton mandarin.
Source
Italy
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