Satsuma Mandarin Orange – Delicious Winter Tradition in Japan

Satsuma mandarin orange, the base of Juveriente® Bone Strength Complex

The key functional ingredient of Juveriente®’s Bone Strength Complex is a kind of carotenoid, β-Cryptoxanthin. It is added to the product in the shape of the extract powder of Japanese Satsuma mandarin orange.

Japanese mandarin orange, called “Mikan” in Japan, is one of the most popular fruits there. Just for your knowledge, we have picked up some explanation about this tasty fruit from the website of the Japanese agricultural association. (

Plenty of vitamin C essential for beautiful skin

It generally refers to “Wenshu mikan,” which has soft skin. You can peel it by hand. Born in Japan from Chinese citrus fruit, it is a fruit to represent the winter of Japan. Various varieties of “Satsuma Mandarin Orange” exist.

Their brand names are based on the places of production and cultivation method. It is available all year round and is grown in greenhouses from May to September. It is a treasure trove of vitamins necessary for recovering from fatigue, preventing and recovering from colds, and making beautiful skin.

Nutrition of mandarin orange (Wenzhou Mikan)

Rich in vitamin C. The pith and bags of mandarin oranges contain vitamin P, which they say strengthen capillaries. So please don’t throw them away and eat them together. β-Cryptoxanthin is the orange component of mandarin oranges. It is noted for its anti-cancer effect.

Green Satsuma Mandarin Orange

Do you know green Mikan? It is one of the popular Japanese mandarine oranges, the unripe fruits of Mikan. Its diameter is about 2 cm, harvested in the latter half of July.
Polyphenols, which strengthen blood vessels and exert anti-allergic effects, are in large amounts in the skin, bag, and pith. Unripe mandarin oranges are overwhelmingly more common among mandarin oranges.

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