Lemons have amazing health benefits, and we have talked about that topic for so many times. As you know well, lemons are part of every detox method, whether you are preparing lemonade, lemon water or lemon tea.
Juicing your lemons will not only give you the maximum of their benefits, so we suggest that you freeze them. This article will help you understand why this method is so great for you.
Lemon peels contain tons of great stuff. Compounds found in lemon peels have the power to boost the immune system, normalize cholesterol levels and even prevent the development of cancer.
The peels of this citrus fruit provide strong anti-microbial effect, and are believed to prevent bacterial and fungal infections. This is of great importance in the removing process of internal parasites and worms.
Experts have associated the consumption of fresh fruits and veggies with a decreased risk of many lifestyle-related ailments. We give you the greatest powers of lemon:
- Cancer prevention
- Reduced risk of stroke
- Excellent treatment of inflammation
- Immunity boost
- Prevention against asthma symptoms
- Effective against dangerous bacteria
- Prevention and treatment of depression and stress
- Kidney and liver cleanse
Lemons and Cancer
Lemons are usually used for their vitamin C content that is mostly concentrated in their juice. But, the latest research has shown that lemon peels provide great nutrients as well.
Lemon peels have shown a huge potential in destroying and removing toxic waste from the body. This is the top reason why lemons are often used in the treatment of cancer patients.
There is a strong relationship between lemons and cancer. Scientists spent decades in wondering and testing whether lemons can destroy abnormal cancer cells. And yes, many studies have confirmed this possibility.
After more than 20 laboratory tests since 1970, the extracts revealed that frozen lemons destroy the malignant cells in 12 cancers, including colon, breast, prostate, lung and pancreas.
Freeze Your Lemons
- First, you have to wash and disinfect your lemons using apple cider vinegar or baking soda.
- Rinse them well using water, and pat them dry using a towel.
- Freeze your lemons overnight.
- Once you notice they are completely frozen, grate the whole lemon. Yes, pulp, peel, seeds and all.
Transfer your grated lemons into ice cube trays, and store them in the freezer. In this way you can use them whenever you need a hint of citrus fruit.
Then, use it on whatever you are eating. Lemon peels will give a stronger taste to your dishes. Add some grated lemon peels to your salads, soups, yoghurt, pasta sauces or homemade ice cream.
Add a tablespoon of your grated lemons to your smoothie, juice or tea. They go well in baked goods as well. Trust your imagination, there are millions of ways to use grated lemons.