Oranges are believed to be native to Southeast Asia. It was introduced into Europe by traders during the Middle Ages. The fruit quickly became popular all over Europe due to its sweet taste and nutritional value. In fact it was so popular that it eventually made its way across the Atlantic Ocean with Spanish explorers who brought them back from their voyages in South America.
Oranges are packed full of vitamins and minerals such as Vitamin A, B6 & C which helps keep our immune system strong while providing us with energy throughout the day. They also contain antioxidants which help protect our cells from damage caused by free radicals; these can help reduce inflammation within our bodies too! Additionally they’re rich in fiber which helps promote healthy digestion as well as aiding weight loss efforts when eaten regularly instead of sugary snacks or drinks throughout your day-to-day life. Oranges have even been linked with reducing cholesterol levels thanks again due largely thanks for their high content on dietary fiber found within them too!
Scurvy is a disease caused by lack vitamin C (ascorbic acid) deficiency – this can lead serious issues including gum bleeding & tooth decay but thankfully nowadays we don’t see cases like this anymore because people now get enough through diet alone or supplements taken daily if needed - something not available until recently historically speaking however eating citrus fruits such as oranges were one way sailors used try combat scurvy before modern medicine came along.
To take care of an orange tree you need ensure there's enough water available especially during hotter months when evaporation rates increase significantly; mulching around base trunk will also help retain moisture better whilst keeping weeds at bay - pruning should done periodically remove any deadwood/branches that may be present plus thinning out dense foliage where necessary give more light access areas lower down allowing fruit ripen fully without issue later on... Finally fertilizing every few weeks spring summer time will provide essential nutrients plant needs grow healthily produce quality yields year after year no matter what climate conditions may throw up against you either!.
Lastly let talk about making delicious homemade Orange Juice. Cut the orange in half (opposite of the stem and bottom) and…squeeze!