By TNT Bureau
July 17, 2017: We never give any importance to lemon peels. But according to ayurveda, lemon peels have many health benefits. It not only boosts the immune system, but also lowers cholesterol, and even help to prevent cancer.
Lemon peel is considered as an anti-microbial spectrum against bacterial infections and fungi. Lemon peels can eradicate toxic elements in the body.
It is effective against internal parasites and worms. It also regulates blood pressure and acts as an antidepressant as it can control stress and nervous disorders.
You must be thinking that only lemon juice has vitamin C? But so does the lemon peel. Lemon peels contain at least 5 to 10 times more vitamins than the lemon juice.
Cancer killing property
Many laboratory tests have found that lemon peel destroys malignant cells in 12 cancers, including colon, breast, prostrate, lung and pancreas. Lemons and lemon peels have amazing ability to kill cancer cells.
A study claims that the compounds of this tree has shown 10,000 times better effect than the drug Adriamycin, which is normally used as chemotherapeutic drug, which slows the growth of cancer cells.
How to use it
When lemon peels have so much of health benefits, then why not utilize them properly. Place a washed lemon in the freezer. Once frozen, grate the whole lemon along with the peel, and sprinkle it on your foods—vegetables, salad, ice cream, soup, noodles, rice, fish, etc. It will give a wonderful taste.