Among the most adored and vitamin-packed fruits in America are lemons. They are the best mix between lime and citrons, with bright yellow color and sharp taste juice added in hot teas or cleansing water.
They are strong flavored, refreshing, alkalizing and should always be consumed in the diet regimes. At some point in your life you have probably heard of the following benefits such as:
- Loads of vitamin C
- Antiviral and antibacterial
- Better digestion
- Removal of gut worms and parasites
- Regulating blood pressure
Benefits of Freezing Lemons
Unfortunately, it’s in the nature of lemons to go bad quite quickly. However, you can easily stop it from happening with the following solution. It’s simple, save the lemons by freezing them. An additional motivation, aside from preserving their freshness is the better and easier use.
This procedure is effortless. However, in order for you to get the optimum results, these are the rules you need to follow.
- Get lemons with hard skin and no dark spots.
- Wash them with water, use special fruit soap if you wish. Or mix water and white vinegar to remove pesticides.
- Get some freezer bags with seals
It is up to you to decide whether you want to freeze them whole, only the juice, wedges or slices and even the zest. The best thing about this method is that when it comes to lemons you can use every part of it, since it’s healthy and should not go to waste. Yes, even the peel. Keep it because it contains even 10 times the vitamins than the extracted juice. Unfortunately, we all make the common mistake of throwing it away since we dislike the bitterness of the peel and rely only on the juice.
These are some other recommendations we have for you. You can chop the peels and throw them in a soup, cereals, cream, spaghetti, ice cream and more. You can also shred them or grate them, if you prefer them like that.
Even specialists and scientists claim lemon peel is extremely nutritional. Both the lemon and the peel are incredible for curing cancer or eliminating of cancer cells and lemons are even 10.000 times better than chemo! So, the next time you buy lemons, you know what to do to them and use them thoroughly, keep this in mind, freeze them!