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- 100% natural product
- Dried and powdered lemon peel
- Does not contain preservatives or chemicals
Lemon is most often used by consuming the fruit and the juice made from it, while the peel is tendentiously discarded. However, studies have found that lemon peel is a rich source of bioactive compounds that are extremely beneficial to our health.
Lemon peel powder is low in calories and high in fiber, vitamin C, a number of minerals and D-limonene. It is D-limonene that gives the lemon its characteristic aroma and is responsible for many useful properties of lemon peel powder.
Lemon peel powder is an excellent source of antioxidants, in addition to D-lemon contains a large amount of vitamin C. The intake of flavonoid antioxidants, such as D-lemon, is associated with a reduced risk of heart disease and diabetes. D-limonene stimulates the activity of enzymes that help reduce oxidative stress. In addition, vitamin C in lemon peel acts as a powerful antioxidant and improves immune health.
Useful for digestion
Lemon peel powder is a good, natural source of fiber, which plays an important role in maintaining the proper functioning of the digestive system. Lemon peel reduces inflammation in the body and improves metabolism.
Promote heart health
Studies show that the flavonoids, vitamin C and pectin contained in lemon peel reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and lower blood pressure. D-limonene lowers blood sugar and bad cholesterol (LDL) levels while increasing good cholesterol (HDL). The pectin can also lower cholesterol levels by increasing the secretion of bile acids, which are produced by the liver. D-limonene is known as a good solvent for cholesterol and is even used in medicine to increase the work of the gallbladder, increasing the breakdown of fats and removing their harmful accumulations.
Lemon peel powder contains antibacterial compounds that can inhibit the growth of microorganisms. The antioxidant compounds in lemon peel effectively fight the common bacteria that cause oral diseases.
In addition to its health benefits, lemon peel powder is popular both as a cosmetic product and as a valuable household helper.
Fill a jar with a lid with lemon peel powder and add white vinegar. Leave to stand for a few days. Dilute the resulting mixture with an equal amount of water. Use for household cleaning.
Mix brown sugar, olive oil and lemon peel powder, then massage on wet skin and rinse.
Mix rice flour, lemon peel powder and cold milk and use as an exfoliating and cleansing face mask.
Dried, powdered lemon peel (Citrus limonum).
Does not contain preservatives or chemicals!
Nutritional values per 100 g:
Energy: 47 kcal / 197 kJ
Fat: 0.3 g
of which saturated: 0.00 g
Carbohydrates: 4.2 g
Fiber: 10.6 g
For direct consumption and culinary use. It can be used as an addition to salads, sauces, cream soups and more. Can be added to shakes and smoothies.
Packing: 50 g