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Lemon Peel

Also Known As : Nimbu ka chilka


Taste Profile

It has an acidic taste.

Usage Tips

  1. Lemon peel can be added to baked goods, yogurts and salads in the form of lemon zest.
  2. It can be grated on soups, dressings, marinades and drinks. It can also be mixed with seasonings.

Common names and forms

  1. Organic Lemon Peel


Lemon peel is the rind of lemon, a yellow oval fruit with juicy acidic flesh. It belongs to family Rutaceae, native to South Asia, primarily Northeastern India. The peel is used in culinary preparations.

Health benefits

  • Lemon peel has antibacterial properties that fight common oral diseases causing bacteria.(1)
  • It is high in antioxidants like D-limonene and vitamin C, that prevent cellular damage by fighting free radicals in the body.(1)
  • It has antimicrobial and antifungal properties that fights against skin infections.(1)
  • D-limonene in lemon peel may help to dissolve gallstones.(1)
  • It helps to boost the immune system due to its flavonoid and vitamin C content.(1)
  • Lemon peel also contains pectin that may also reduce cholesterol levels by increasing the excretion of bile acids, produced by the liver.(1)

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