Lemons offer a vast range of health benefits and can be included in various recipes.
They are great for body detoxification.
When juiced, however, lemon loses a significant part of its medicinal potential.
In that light, freezing is a better option.
Lemon peels also offer have numerous health benefits, including cholesterol regulation, cancer prevention, destruction of worms and parasites, as well as treatment of bacterial infections.
Here are some of the health benefits of lemon:
- Prevention of asthma
- Combating inflammation
- Detoxification of the liver and kidneys
- Regulation of high blood pressure
- Strengthening of the immune system
- Preventing and combating cancer
- Elimination of harmful bacteria
- Treating stress and depression
The lemon juice is extremely high in vitamin C, while its rind is effective in eliminating toxins from the body. Studies have shown that the lemon peel actually contains 5 to 10 times more vitamins.
Decades ago, scientists examined the effects of lemon in the case of cancer. What they found was that these fruits eradicate malignant cells in several types of cancers, including lung, breast, and colon cancer.
What’s best about this all is that lemons, unlike chemotherapy, target only the cancerous cells, and do not affect the healthy ones.
According to Dr. Marilyn Glenville, a nutritionist, smoothies are far healthier compared to juices since they contain other fruit parts, including the peel.
However, lemon smoothies have a bitter taste, which is another reason to freeze them.
Here’s how to freeze lemons:
Wash your lemons using apple cider vinegar and then rinse and leave them to dry.
Afterwards, freeze them overnight The next morning, grate the entire fruit, together with the peel, seeds, and pulp.
You can add the frozen lemons to your various dishes, tea, soups, baked goods, and smoothies. Enjoy!