Source of longevity Shikuwasa
Beauty and health precious treasure which I inherited from our ancestors is "Shikuwasa"
And it is "green jewel" that Ogimi is proud of as a source of longevity.
What is Shikuwasa?
Fruit to represent the Ogimi, and native to Okinawa in the center of citrus Rutaceae, Shikuwasa has been said to be one of the original species of mandarin orange there are only two in Japan.
Boasts more than 60% in the prefecture Shikuwasa production volume, Ogimi village is known as a production center of Okinawa Shikuwasa one.
The fruit of Shikuwasa, vitamins, citric acid, natural nobiletin is abundant, many nutrients found in the skin part in particular.
Also introduced to the media as a healthy fruit which contains citric acid and which is effective in relieving fatigue, vitamin C, vitamin B1, carotene, as well as various minerals, Shikuwasa became famous nationwide fame.
The ingredient called "nobiletin" tumor suppressor effect is expected in particular, associated with longevity is attracting attention.
A component that is included in many of the citrus plant, nobiletin is a type of flavonoid.
It is included as well, such as grapefruit and mandarin orange, but is the Shikuwasa's been content is large and by far.
Content of fruit nobiletin (100g in)
Wenzhou mandarin orange 24mg