Citrus limon brings characteristic bright, citrus notes to beverages, foods and herbal formulas. Dried Lemon Peel offers up a lot of flavour, so a small amount goes a long way.
You will oftentimes find Lemon Peel in blends used for digestion. Its sweet and sour flavour lends itself well to imbalances with the digestive system.
The taste and energetics of Lemon peel are bitter, pungent and warming. Lemon peel has an affinity to the stomach, spleen, liver, skin, respiratory system, immune system and nervous system. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Lemon Peel is known for its ability to promote qi circulation, resolve dampness, resolve phlegm, clears heat/clears toxicity and cool the liver.
With such an uplifting scent, Lemon lends itself well to formulas for uplifting the mood.
Lemon Peel has a slightly bitter and sour taste, which helps stimulate the gastric juices, making it a good addition to help digest food and provide vitamin C.
How to use:
A pinch added to tea for a flavour boost. Combine 1/2 teaspoon Lemon Peel with 1/2 teaspoon of any single or tea blend. Pour one cup of boiling water on tea mix. Steep for 15 minutes, strain and enjoy.
Cautions & contraindications:
This information is for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease or illness. Please consult your healthcare provider prior to the use of this product if you are pregnant, nursing, taking medications or have a medical condition. Individual results may vary.