In the United States, June 27 is marked as National Orange Blossom Day to highlight the benefits of the fruit and its flower. Orange blossom is one of the flowers which is liked across the countries. The tiny white flowers are used in different desserts and in preparation of food worldwide.
Orange-based drinks are generally very common around the world. Orange blossom petals are also used to make orange flower water and are used as an alternative to rose water.
On National Orange Blossom Day 2019, the restaurants and cafes prepare various orange based drinks along with orange desserts and food items which witness a lot of sale on this day.
Oranges are also used in face wash or mask. The citrus acid content in the fruit helps to remove dirt and dead skin cells other than brightening the skin. Also, orange blossom oils can be used to make perfumes and room fresheners. It is said that orange oil in soap and moisturizers can bring a mood lifter.
People celebrate the day with #NationalOrangeBlossomDay and by sharing the benefits and advantages of having oranges.
Orange blossom is the state flower of Florida. Oranges are also native to subtropical Southeast Asia. Also on this day, people present each other orange based gifts.