Lemon peel

Lemon peel

$3.00

  • Product Type: Foods & Spices
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Also known as
Citrus × limon

Introduction
The lemon tree is a small evergreen native to Asia whose fruit has been used as a culinary ingredient, spice, preservative, & source of natural citric acid. While the fruit is much sweeter in taste, it is the peel that is used in Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Constituents
vitamin c, citric acid, limonene, a-pinene, b-pinene, camphene, sabinene, myrcene, a-terpinene, linalool, b-bisabolene, limonene, trans-a-bergamotene, nerol, neral, flavonoids, & pectin

Harvest Data
Origin: USA, India
Certified organic
Cut & sifted peel

Use
Steep 1/2 teaspoon for a refreshing uplifting tonic drink, or mix with your herbs of choice to add a pungent lemon note.

Summary
Lemon is the stronger & more focused sibling of the orange, producing a much more noticeable citrus flavor & acidic profile while improving memory & increasing attention. The terpenes found in the essential oil of lemon act as mentally stimulating ACHE inhibitors, increasing levels of acetylcholine throughout the brain.


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