This is why you should use frozen lemons and see what happens
It is no surprise that lemons are power packed with nutrients and vitamins. What is surprising is that a lemon cannot give you its full benefits unless you use all of its parts. Most people juice a lemon and throw its peel away without thinking much. But did you know that the humble lemon peel has miraculous benefits as well? Let us take a look at some of its benefits.
1 Benefits of Lemon and its Peel
Juicing the lemon is not enough to gain its maximum benefits. The peel is quite an important of a lemon and has many benefits. It has the power to boost the immune system, normalize the cholesterol levels, and prevent cancer. The peel prevents infections caused by fungi and bacteria as it provides am anti- microbial effect. According to research lemon peel is recommended in cancer treatments.
2 Benefits of Lemon
- Prevents Asthma
- Boosts immunity
- Treats Inflammation
- Reduces risks of strokes
- Prevents Cancer
- Cleans kidneys and liver
- Prevents and reduces stress and depression
- Fights bacteria
3 How to Freeze a Lemon
As the bitter taste of the peel in the citrus fruits keeps people away from using them, here is a recipe that will let you use the whole fruit without experiencing the bitter taste of the peel.
- Wash the lemons properly and disinfect them with baking soda or apple cider vinegar.
- Rinse them properly with water and pat dry with a kitchen towel.
- Put them in the freezer and let them stay there overnight.
- When they are frozen completely, cur the two ends making it flat and grate the whole fruit along with the seeds pulp and peel.
- Place the whole grated lemon into ice cube trays and store them in the freezer. This can be added in soups, salads, smoothie, juice, tea, bakery dishes, ice creams, pasta sauce, and more.
4 The Benefits of Using a whole Lemon
The medical benefits of lemons are mostly found in their skin and peel. Most people throw these away for their bitter taste. Did you know that a whole lemon contains 5 to 10 times more vitamins and other nutrients than just juicing it? Lemons as a whole contain vitamin C, B6, A and E, as well as folate, calcium, copper, iron, zinc, magnesium, potassium, protein, riboflavin, niacin, thiamine, and phosphorous. This yellow fruit also contains flavonoids and limonoids which are helpful in fighting malignancy and in prevention of diseases.
5 Lemon and Cancer
Many tests have been conducted during the 70’s to prove that frozen lemons can destroy more than 12 types of cancer such as pancreas, lung, prostrate, breast and colon etc. Frozen lemons are much more potent than chemotherapy in destroying the cancer cells. There is also the fact that they are much healthier and safer than other cancer treatments, chemotherapy being one of them. Lemon leaves the healthy cells intact while destroying the malignant cells, which chemotherapy fails to do as it destroys both the cells.
Now that you know about the miraculous benefits of using a whole frozen lemon, why don’t you try it out and see for yourself? Good health is a choice. Make that choice today.