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By Karanbir on 8/21/2019 1:02:10 PM |
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Heal with the Peel

Lemon being the most favored ingredient of beverages has got masked health benefits, which lie in its peel. Yes, the peel!

Often lemon is used to make beverages and the peel is discarded, which is normal for many. But the peel you just threw has got innumerable benefits which can do wonders to your health! The peel is extensively rich in vitamins, more than the lemon itself. Usually, lemon water is too much into the limelight because of its publicized benefits that make the peel go unnoticed.
Lemon peel is rich in Vitamin C, Potassium and Calcium. All these nutrients are the essentials of a healthy body. The nutrients support the functioning of body organs and boost the body’s immunity against infection.
Next time when you squeeze a lemon, think before you bin that peel. Just check upon the additional nutritional benefits it holds.
1. Nutrient-rich: Lemon peel is enriched with healthy nutrients.
• It is rich in Vitamin C and keeps the immune system strong. Peel the lemon peel and add it to your meals or in a glass of water or even in tea. It will uplift you from sickness.
• Potassium is another ingredient which is in a lesser amount but is essential for the body. It helps in better cell communication. If you sweat a lot, you might go potassium deficient.
2. Fights diseases:
Cancer: It contains enzymes that help in preventing Cancer.
Bone problems: Being rich in Vitamin C, it prevents the body from bone related problems like Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoporosis, etc.
Dental problems: The peel is rich in citric acid. It helps in treating Bleeding gums and Gingivitis.
Overweight: Lemon peel contains pectin. It promotes weight loss. Having peel in any form helps in reducing extra fat from the body.
Oxidative Stress: The citrus bioflavonoids in peel help in reducing oxidative stress.
Heart problems: Polyphenol flavonoids in the lemon peel helps in maintaining heart health. Potassium in lemon peel regulates the blood pressure. Flavonoids maintain the cholesterol levels in the body. Additionally, it prevents the body from stroke and heart attack.
Skin problems: Lemon peel detoxifies the skin. Antioxidants in the peel are helpful in fighting and preventing Acne, wrinkles, pigmentation and dark spots. It can be used in dried powder form and applied on the face.
3. Promotes Digestion and Immunity: Peel contains dietary fibre. It regulates bowel movement and promotes healthy digestion. It helps in fighting the body infection being rich in Vitamin C.
4. Strengthens blood vessels: Vitamin P in Lemon peel is helpful in treating high blood pressure. It is also helpful in preventing Internal Hemorrhage.

Ways to consume the peel:
1. You can grate the peel and put it as a garnish over drinks and food.
2. You can use the grated peel for tea.
3. Dry the grated lemon in shade. Keep this as a seasoning and use it in your dishes.
4. You can dry the peel and store it as marmalade.

There are a number of benefits that lemon peel holds for our health, but remains unrecognized. Know more on Lemon Peel, how to take it and how rich is the peel on the link Lemon Peel. Next time you peel the peel, preserve it for yourself. Preserving the peel will make it stay longer. The older it is the better it is and the most it will favor your body.

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