Properties of lemon peel

Do you regularly consume lemon in your diet? If the answer to this question is yes, you should know that this fruit has many benefits for our body. But, do you know what the lemon peel benefits are?

From Cítricos Siscaret, we want to let you know what are the benefits of eating lemon peel in different ways, so that you can continue consuming this fruit and enjoying its essence and flavor.

After reading this post, and knowing what the lemon peel benefits and properties are, you will not get rid of it again every time you use this citrus to give a magic touch to your meals or to promote the well-being of your body, both inside as outside. Pay attention and let’s get started!

Benefits and properties of lemon peel

We are going to tell you about the different properties of the lemon peel and the reasons why it is good to keep it and consume it in different ways. It will contribute very positive values to our health to have a healthier body and mind.

  • Helps you strengthen the immune system. Thanks to is high fiber levels, it is one of the barriers that will help you prevent respiratory problems, infections and reduce the symptoms of colds and flu.
  • Rich in vitamins and minerals. It is said that it contains between 5 and 10 times more vitamins than lemon juice, including magnesium, folic acid, potassium and beta-carotene.
  • It has a rejuvenating effect on your skin. One of the most outstanding lemon peel benefits is that it will help you eliminate toxins and make your body and skin healthy too. It will prevent the early appearance of wrinkles on your face.
  • Good ally for heavy digestions. It will favor very heavy digestions and in turn, it will help you regulate intestinal transit if you have constipation problems.



  • Reduces abdominal bloating. Regular consumption of lemon peel will help you expel intestinal gas and after a hearty lunch or dinner, it can be a perfect dessert.
  • It is a source of calcium. It has a high calcium content, which will help promote the growth and development of bones at any age, and in turn prevent diseases such as arthritis or osteoporosis.
  • Prevents the appearance of spots on the skin and teeth. Another of the lemon peel benefits is that it will help you avoid stains from appearing both on your skin and on your teeth, since as a natural remedy, it is the perfect weapon to combat them.
  • It can prevent cardiovascular diseases. One of the benefits of regular consumption of lemon peel is that it will help reduce tension and reduce high blood pressure levels.
  • Perfect complement in your diets. Thanks to its diuretic properties, lemon will help you reduce the excess of both fluids and fat in your body, since it has astringent properties. Take care of your body both inside and out.
  • Te will help you fight your nerves.

It will help you fight your nerves. You already know what the lemon peel benefits and properties are, but this is not all. The lemon peel can also be used in the kitchen to prepare different recipes, and if you are a lover of the flavor of this fruit you will surely love them. We’ll give you some ideas!


How can I consume the lemon peel?

Well, after telling you why you should keep the lemon peel every time you use one, we are going to reveal some recipes and simple ideas that you can take into account when you start experimenting in the kitchen:

  • Lemon zest: If you are a lemon lover, you can add an aromatic and citrus touch to your dishes including lemon zest. Try it, it's great!
  • Lemon-flavored sugar: Another idea that you can make in your kitchen in a simple way is to mix the lemon peel with sugar and let it dry. You will get that characteristic citrus flavor but in a very subtle way.
  • Lemon chicken: This is a very typical recipe in which lemon juice intervenes as the main ingredient, but if you also add a few pieces of lemon peel you will give it a touch that you will notice in its flavor.
  • Candied lemon peel: If you likeconfectionery and sweets, this is a way to make desserts in a simple way, but yes, it will take you some more time because we have to boil the lemon peel several times to be able to use it later in the preparation of a dessert.
  • Infusions: If you like teas and infusions with a citrus flavor, you can add a little piece of lemon peel and let it rest. When you go to drink it, the tea or infusion will have a completely different flavor and that, in addition, will make you take advantages of all the lemon peel benefits, properties and vitamins of this fruit.
  • Flavored olive oil: : If you like to innovate with classic flavors, try pouring lemon peel in a container together with olive oil, let it rest for a period of one month (approximately) and after that, use it to give that citrus touch to your meals and especially your salads. You will love it!

How to make lemon peel tea?

If you are curious about how to make lemon peel tea and enjoy all its properties and benefits in a simple way, we are going to give you all the necessary ingredients and steps (don't worry, because it is a very quick process!) to infuse this part and give it a unique flavour.

Are you ready? Take a notebook and pencil to write down everything you need.

Necessary ingredients

  • Lemons (we will use both the juice and the peel of the fruit itself). In our catalogue you can find a wide variety.
  • Boiling water .
  • Honey or sugar, depending on your taste.

Steps for its elaboration

As you can see, this recipe does not need many elements to be made, as it is simply an infusion or tea made from lemon peel. However, here is the simple procedure:

  1. To start, you will need to squeeze the lemons to get the juice and give more flavour to your drink. Set it aside to rest.
  2. Once we have obtained the juice, we peel the leftover part to get some pieces of peel from the fruit itself.
  3. The next step is to bring water to a boil and place the peels in the water to begin to give the lemon flavour and add small amounts of juice little by little.
  4. Finally, when it has infused properly, let it steep for about 15 minutes and add honey or sugar to sweeten it.
  5. Just pour it into a cup and add a cinnamon stick! And enjoy.

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