People love to drink lemon juice, and many people throw away the lemon peel after juicing, which is kind of a shame.
The nutrition of lemon peel is much higher than that of lemon juice. Lemon peel is rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, D-limonene, beta-carotene, citric acid, malic acid, hesperidin, and minerals such as calcium, magnesium, and potassium.
D-Limonene is a compound that gives lemons its characteristic aroma, mainly found in the peel of lemons, which is a natural flavonoid antioxidant.
D-Limonene has powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, it can effectively scavenge free radicals, decrease oxidative damage and inflammation, enhance immunity and resistance, and avoid the risk of various diseases.
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In addition, lemon peel is also rich in vitamin C, which can promote the formation of antibodies, improve the vitality of white blood cells, and strengthen the immune system.
Lemon peel tastes a little bitter. You can drink lemon peel tea. Pay attention to keeping the water temperature at 50 to 60 degrees, so as not to destroy the nutrients of the lemon peel
During the COVID-19 pandemic, drink a little lemon peel tea regularly to strengthen the body’s immune system.