Lemon Peel (Citrus limonum)


Full of nutritional properties and vitamin C, Lemon Peel adds a mildly pleasant aroma and taste to teas and herbal recipes. It may help to support a healthy immune system, digestive system and circulatory system.

Latin Name: Citrus limonum

Common Name: Lemon

Lemon peel is the familiar cut and dried yellow outer layer of the lemon. Although orange peel is more commonly prescribed in traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine, lemon peel also stimulates the appetite by encouraging the release of gastric juices to digest food, and helps provide vitamin C. Lemon peel is added to scores of herbal teas and herbal formulas for aroma and taste enhancement.