Lemon peel health benefits
Lemon peel, commonly known as “lemon peel”, has been neglected for a long time. Its essential oil is appreciated in gastronomy and is used in the composition of various domestic products.
Experts are said to have discovered surprising therapeutic benefits in lemon peel.
What are the properties of lemon peel? How can it be used to enjoy its health benefits?
Lemon peel, for the record…
The lemon tree is a shrub of the Rutaceae family. Its fruit, the lemon, is a citrus fruit appreciated for its pulp, juice and rind.
Lemon peel can be used to treat a variety of minor ailments and improve health.
It should be noted that several essential oils based on lemon peel are used in cosmetics and in the manufacture of household products. As for the taste and aroma (very concentrated) of its fruit, they are very appreciated in gastronomy.
Lemon peel: virtues and health benefits
Lemon peel contains flavonoids, antioxidants (vitamins A, C, E) and certain trace elements such as zinc, copper and selenium.
These properties recommended in the fight against oxidative stress, the treatment of cancers (breast, stomach, liver, lung, mouth and colon), the lemon mesocarp helps slow the growth of certain tumors and metastases.
It is a very effective antiseptic, has rejuvenating and astringent properties, since it fights excess oil on the skin, especially in the case of acne.
In addition, it reduces swelling and flatulence, improves digestion and cleans the liver properly. The epicarp of the lemon also contributes to oral hygiene, while giving the teeth a bright white appearance.
It is also ideal for neutralizing hand odor.
Its benefits have been demonstrated in the treatment of cholesterol, constipation and nausea (caused by dizziness).
Experts have also discovered its therapeutic virtues to fight stress, reduce dark circles under the eyes, reduce sunburn…, or even treat dry elbows.
Lemon peel in the kitchen
Lemon peel can be eaten directly with meals.
How do you eat lemon peel?
Freeze the lemon and grate it directly onto the plates before enjoying it.
In your sweet preparations, incorporate the lemon peel (previously dried and reduced to powder), to your jams, cakes, etc…
Sprinkled with lemon peel, the salty preparations are even better.
Enjoy a tea made from dried lemon peel, prepared with a few mint leaves. Cold or hot, this tea will bring all the benefits of lemon peel to your body.
To get good smelling hands, peel the lemon and rub the peel on your hands, fingers and nails.
Against nausea due to dizziness, inhale the lemon peel from time to time.
Diffuser of natural odors:
Excellent natural diffuser for your interior, that’s how you proceed:
- Take the peel of 2 lemons.
- Throw them in ½ liter of water and add 3 sprigs of rosemary and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract.
Season the salads:
In gastronomy, here is a simple and easy recipe to season your salads:
- In a bottle of olive oil, immerse the peel of 2 lemons.
- Let it rest for a few days.
- The lemon peel oil is ready to consume!
Nb: for any use in case of health problems, medical advice is always essential.
You can also get digital health manuals on this subject at Amazon, WalMart, Costco, Sams Club, Chedraui, Carrefour, aliexpress, alibaba , MercadoLibre , Lidl, Aldi shein or ebay. Each of these manuals can be found in great online offers.
In big seasons they offer big discounts on health supplements.