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Lemon Peel Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Lemon Peel
Glycemic Index / Load
Lemon Peel, Lemon Zest
Botanical Name
Citrus Limonum Peel
Hindi Name
Nimbu Ka Chilka

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Lemon Peel Cures


Action of Lemon Peel

Nutrients in Lemon Peel

Taste of
Lemon Peel

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Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Lemon Peel

Avoid use if suffering from Gallbladder or Kidney Stones.
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Lemon Zest is the peel of a lemon.
It is rich in vitamins, minerals and fibre.
It is acidic in nature but alkalizes our body.
How to eat a Lemon peel
There are three different ways by which you can prepare your lemon peel.
Keep your lemon in the freezer for 2 hours. After 2 hours, take it out and grate it. Sprinkle the grated lemon zest on your meals. You can also put it in your drinks.
Without freezing, grate the outside portion of your lemon. Sprinkle the grated lemon zest on your meals or in your drinks.
Put your lemon in the freezer for one hour. After one hour, lemon will become hard. Now grate the lemon with a zester. Mix lemon zest in water and drink.


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Materia Medica for Lemon Peel

Lemon Peel General

Lemon and Lemon Juice are pretty well known for their health benefits. But, if you are like those people who after squeezing the lemon juice throws the lemon peel into the trash. Then, wait! that lemon peel contains, even more, vitamins, minerals, nutrients and health benefits than the lemon juice. Lemon peels contain about 5 to 10 times more vitamins than lemon juice.
Lemon peel is an excellent source of magnesium, calcium, folate, fiber, potassium, and beta-carotene.
Each 100 g contains
Calcium: 134 mg
Potassium: 160 mg
Vitamin C: 129 mg
Fibre: 10. 6 grams
It contains a high amount of calcium and vitamin C, therefore, it helps in preventing Osteoporosis, Inflammatory polyarthritis, and Rheumatoid arthritis. It also improves bone health.
Lemon peel contains a rich amount of citrus bioflavonoids. These bioflavonoids help in reducing the increased level of Oxidative stress.
Lemon peel is alkalizing for the body and cancer thrive in an acidic environment. Therefore, consuming lemon peel will make your body alkaline and prevent Cancer. Lemon peel contains salvestrol Q40 and limonene. These components fight against the cancerous cells present inside the body. Drinking Lemon peel tea is also beneficial in treating Cancer.
It possesses Anti bacterial properties. Therefore, it protects the body from bacterial and fungal infections. It also kills Internal parasites and worms.
It is helpful in reducing the weight.
It keeps your oral cavity hygienic and healthy.
It also shows Anti depressant properties.
It cures Acne.
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Add 1 to 2 tablespoon dried Ginger, 1 to 2 tablespoon dried root Withania Somnifera, 1 tablespoon of dried fruit of Terminalia Chebula tree and 1 to 2 tablespoon of dried Lemon Peel. Make a decoction of it. Consume it once a day in the morning.
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Val Okereh ( Nigeria, Lagos State )
15 Sep 2017
How does one prepares lemon peels for use for prevention and treatment of cancer? Could you please give step by step method of preparation & usage. Thank you very much.
KSMS ANJUM ALVI ( INDIA /Utter Pradesh )
21 Dec 2017
How to use sun dried lemon peels powder and get benifts thereof
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