Mandarin

Most abundantly grown in Japan, India, the East Indies and the Philippines, mandarin is both refreshing and luscious.

The sweetest smelling among citrus fruits, mandarin has a fresh and delicate aroma. Valued for its nutritious and antioxidant properties, its essential oil is used as a flavoring and skincare ingredient.

Benefits
Rich in Vitamin C and other nutrients, mandarin energizes the spirit and alleviates stress. This citrus fruit is good for the skin whether consumed internally as fruit or applied topically as oil. With its antioxidant properties, mandarin promotes skin radiance, improves skin tone and reduces the signs of skin aging like wrinkles and blemishes.
History
Said to have originated from China, mandarin has a cultivation history of 4000 years. This sweet citrus fruit was introduced to the West at the turn of the 19th century.
Source
China
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